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  • Nulla homini est causa philosophandi, nisi ut beatus sit.

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  • The interesting question about a chestnut like Homo homini lupus est is why, so to speak, certain groups of men are able to make sure that they more or less always appear in the nominative in that sentence, and other men, women, and children more or less always appear in the accusative.

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  • Neap. belli, lib. 5 nulli prorsus homini fidebat, omnes insidiari sibi putabat.

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  • Nihil quicquid homini tam prosperum divinitus datum, quin ei admixtum sit aliquid difficultatis ut etiam amplissima quaqua laetitia, subsit quaepiam vel parva querimonia conjugatione quadam mellis, et fellis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Grave nihil est homini quod fert necessitas, as [3568] Tully deems out of an old poet, that which is necessary cannot be grievous.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • That other madness is on women, Apostatare facit cor, saith the wise man, [1900] Atque homini cerebrum minuit.

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  • Nihil homini tam prospere datum divinitus, quin ei admixtum sit aliquid difficultatis, in amplissima quaque laetitia subest quaedam querimonia, conjugatione quadam mellis et fellis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Turpe enim est homini ignorare sui corporis (ut ita dicam) aedificium, praesertim cum ad valetudinem et mores haec cognitio plurimum conducat.

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  • Parcam huic homini, saith [6811] Austin, (ex persona Dei) quia sibi ipsi non pepercit; ignoscam quia peccatum agnovit.

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  • Jupiter non tribuit homini pestilentius malum, saith Simonides: better dwell with a dragon or a lion, than keep house with a wicked wife, Ecclus. xxv.

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