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  • Stant igitur partes attonitae, tanquam non ad conflictum progressuri, ob defectum evasi: noluit enim pars integrum habens numerum sociorum consentire, ut unus de suis demeretur; nec potuit pars altera quocumque pretio alterum ad supplendum vicem fugientis inducere.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Timor inducit frigus, cordis palpitationem, vocis defectum atque pallorem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Rara quidem dea tu es O chastitas in his terris, nec facile perfecta, rarius perpetua, cogi nonnunquam potest, ob naturae defectum, vel si disciplina pervaserit, censura compresserit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 159: Barth, Dpr., p. 238: "sic infantis defectum suppleat virtus gerulae nutricis, sicut ibidem dicit Constantinus." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Note 55: Dinant, p. 23: "Dicit autem ARISTOTELES feminam quodammodo esse marem imperfectum et eius menstruum sanguinem esse indigestum sperma; similem superfluitatem esse sperma viri et menstruum sanguinem mulieris excepto quod superfluitas hec maior in femina est et colorem retinet sanguineum propter defectum caloris digerentis." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • The genius, on the other hand, is at bottom a monstrum per excessum; just as, conversely, the passionate, violent and unintelligent man, the brainless barbarian, is a monstrum per defectum.

    Religion

  • Post hæc intrauimus terram Kangittarum, quæ magnam habet in plurimis locis penuriam aquarum, in qua etiam homines pauci morantur propter aquæ defectum.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Aliquando oportebat nos comedere carnes semicoctas vel ferè crudas propter defectum materiæ ignis quando iacebamus in campis et de nocte descendebamus: quia tunc non poteramus benè colligere stercora equorum vel boum: aliam materiam ignis rarò inueniebamus; nisi fortè alicubi aliquas spinas.

    The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.

  • Nec valet hic dominus defectum vllum pati pecuniæ, eò quòd in terra sua non currit moneta de argento, vel auro, alióue metallo, sed tantùm de corio vel papyro: horum enim forma denariorum signo Imperatoris impressorum preciatur minoris aut maioris valoris, secundum diuersitatem impressionis, qui per visitationem, detriti vel rupti, cùm ad Regis thesaurarios deferuntur, protinùs dantur pro illis noui.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Nec valet hic dominus defectum vllum pati pecuni�, e� qu騞 in terra sua non currit moneta de argento, vel auro, ali髐e metallo, sed tant鵰 de corio vel papyro: horum enim forma denariorum signo Imperatoris impressorum preciatur minoris aut maioris valoris, secundum diuersitatem impressionis, qui per visitationem, detriti vel rupti, c鵰 ad Regis thesaurarios deferuntur, protin鵶 dantur pro illis noui.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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