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  • ‘(Haurit aquam cribro, qui discere vult sine libro)’

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Cumque huius moris discere voluissem causam, accepi responsum, pro certis temporibus apud eos, virgines habuisse in matricibus paruos serpentes, quibus nocebantur primi ad illas intrantes.

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

  • [3568] Such is the sense educed by Harvey from the old Latin version, which thus runs: "Decipiuntur autem omnes, qui quod est in verbis verisimile, se putant posse discere a veritate."

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • Neque rursus nos aliter discere poteramus, nisi Magistrum nostrum videntes, et per auditum nostrum vocem ejus percipientes, uti imitatores quidem operum, factores autem sermonum ejus facti, communionem habeamus cum ipso

    Christologia

  • Nam tibi non tantum venturos discere nimbos agricolis qualemque ferat sol aureus ortum, attribuere dei, sed dulcia carmina saepe concinis.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Decorum est foeminam in Germania nata [sic] discere Gallice, ut loquatur cum his qui sciunt Gallice; cur igitur habetur indecorum discere Latine, ut quotidie confabuletur cum tot autoribus tam facundis, tam eruditis, tam sapientibus, tam fides consultoribus.

    Lady Mary Wortley Montague

  • This is the reason why the second master general, Jordan of Saxony, defined the vocation of the order: "honeste vivere, discere et docere", i.e. upright living, learning and teaching (Vitæ Fratrum, p. 138); and one of his successors, John the Teuton, declared that he was "ex ordine Praedicatorum, quorum proprium esset docendi munus"

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Marti redonabo; illum ego lucidas inire sedes, discere nectaris

    The Path of the Just

  • Obest plerumque iis qui discere volunt, auctoritas eorum qui docent: 10 “Most commonly the authoritie of them that teach, hinders them that would learne.

    Of the Institution and Education of Children. To the Ladie Diana of Foix, Countesse of Gurson.

  • : "Ubi igitur charismata domini posita sunt, ibi discere oportet veritatem, apud quos est ea quæ est ab apostolis ecclesiæ successio."

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

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