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  • The Latin word impedimentum signifies directly whatever embarrasses or hinders a person, whatever is an obstacle to his movements, and in this sense the baggage of an army was called impedimenta.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Hac quidem deliberatione impedimentum amovere cupivimus quod detrimentum inferre posset aperiendae dialogo ianuae atque ita Episcopos «Fraternitatemque S.

    RORATE CÆLI

  • Alii dubitant an daemon possit morbus curare quos non fecit, alii negant, sed quotidiana experientia confirmat, magos magno multorum stupore morbos curare, singulas corporis parte citra impedimentum permeare, et mediis nobis ignotis curare.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • H鎐 omnia firma sunt et vera, nisi dominus aliquod impedimentum pro sua gratia faciat eis.

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

  • Arthur had never been consummated, there had consequently never been any real affinity between her and Henry but only the impedimentum publicæ honestatis.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • Matrimonium hoc sextum non erat legitimum, vel non consummatum, aut desertio aliudve impedimentum intercesserat, ex altera utra parte.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • V. Item, peccatum originale tantum esse externum impedimentum bonarum spiritualium virium, et non esse despoliationem et defectum earundem, sicuti cum magnes allii succo illinitur, vis ejus naturalis attrahendi ferrum non tollitur, sed tantum impeditur, aut sicut macula de facie, aut color de pariete abstergi facile potest.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • * V. Item, peccatum originale tantum esse externum impedimentum bonarum spiritualium virium, et non esse despoliationem et defectum earundem, sicuti cum magnes allii succo illinitur, vis ejus naturalis attrahendi ferrum non tollitur, sed tantum impeditur, aut sicut macula de facie, aut color de pariete abstergi facile potest.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Vel dicendum quod ideo una potentia impeditur in actu suo quando alia vehementer operatur, quia una potentia de se non sufficit ad tam intensam operationem, nisi ei subveniatur per id quod erat aliis potentiis vel membris instituendum a principio vitæ: et quia erunt in sanctis omnes potentiæ perfectissimæ, una poterit ita intense operari, quod ex hoc nullum impedimentum præstabitur actioni alterius potentiæ; sicut et in Christus fuit.

    The Happiness of Heaven By a Father of the Society of Jesus

  • "Constat, in ipso regno quam plurima gravissima bella sæpe exorta, confingentes ex justis et legitimis nuptiis quorundam Angliæ regum procreatos illegitimos fore propter aliquod consangunitatis vel affinitatis confictum impedimentum et propterea inhabiles esse ad regni successionem."

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

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