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  • It was universally agreed, among all the household, from Dinah down to the youngest urchin, that Miss Ophelia was decidedly "curis," -- a term by which a southern servant implies that his or her betters don't exactly suit them.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • Haeret hinc urgens tibi caritatis vis ut insistas pedibus Magistri, fervidis illum comitata semper sedula curis.

    July 22, The Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

  • O dii Averrunci solvite me his curis, O ye gods, free me from these cares and miseries, out of the anguish of his soul,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Multi se in inquietudinem praecipitant ambitione et cupiditatibus excaecati, non intelligunt se illud a diis petere, quod sibi ipsis si velint praestare possint, si curis et perturbationibus, quibus assidue se macerant, imperare vellent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et si percontaretur me quisquam an exultare mallem, an metuere, responderem, exultare: et si rursus interrogaret an ego talis essem, an qualis nunc sum, me ipsis curis confectum eligerem; sed perversitate, non veritate.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Libris et curis statua taciturnius exit, Plerunque et risu populum quatit, Hor. ep.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quem mihi regent dabis (saith Chrysostom) non curis plenum?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sepositis curis omnibus quantum fieri potest, una cum vestibus, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Animus lavatur inde a curis multa quiete et tranquillitate fruens.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In musicis supra omnem fidem capior et oblector; choreas libentissime aspicio, pulchraram foeminarum venustate detineor, otiari inter has solutus curis possum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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