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  • Bene ferre magnam disce fortunam Hor. Fortunam reverenter habe, quicunque repente Dives ab exili progrediere loco.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Crimine ab uno disce omnes, take this for a taste.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I will not say, ex hoc disce omnes; but it really appears to be the case, that these works are not studied by those for whom they are written — not studied, at all events, to advantage.

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • The women have decided to work on constitutional reforms to ensure there are no more loopholes allowing for any form of disce section of the current constitution prohibits discrimination on the grounds of sex, while another states that it is lawful to disciminate in areas of family law, customary law, inheritance divorce or marriage.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • As for Hugh of Saint-Victor, a curious mind and good pedagogue, he gave his readers the following advice: learn everything, you will see later that nothing is superfluous (omnia disce, videbis postea nihil esse superfluum).

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • * [2117] Mi dulcis frater, disce Christum et hunc crucifixum, disce ei cantare, et de teipso desperans dicere ei; tu Domine Jesu es justitia mea, ego autem sum peccatum tuum; tu assumpsisti meum, et dedisti mihi tuum; assumpsisti quod non eras, et dedisti mihi quod non eram.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Learn then the perfidy of the Major and _ex uno disce, omnes_.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, January 17, 1917

  • Then follows an examination of the Congregational and Presbyterian creeds, under the supposition, absurdly false, '_ex uno disce omnes_.'

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886

  • They have claimed for him the most important place in the body politic, and as, _ex uno disce omnes_, the whole should be homogeneous with a part, especially the main part, it follows that the negro, and the negro alone, should be allowed to rule in a land where, as Southerners declare, 'God clearly intended him to live.'

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Id quoq; sirenuis, geometrica cerne vetusta plurima milliacis disce referta notis.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

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