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  • So the argument of the Fifth Way is roughly that because nonintelligent things act regularly in order to achieve an end, they must achieve their end not a casu, by chance, but ex intentione, by being disposed to it.

    John Farrell: Intelligent Design: Losing The Catholics

  • The phrase translated by 'designedly' here is actually ex intentione; but ex intentione does not signify design but orientation.

    John Farrell: Intelligent Design: Losing The Catholics

  • Contemplationis pluma nos sublevat, atque inde erigimur intentione cordis, dulcedine contemplationis distinct.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hic ad iactum lapidis in meridie orauit [‘oraiit’ in source text — KTH] ad suum patrem, et pro vehementi orationis intentione sanguineum exudauit sudorem: atque ibi non remotè videtur tumba regis Iudeæ Iosaphat, á quo et vallis sibi nomen assumpsit: et credimus in hanc vallem Christum venturum ad nouissimum, et generalissimum iudicium, vbi (Iohele propheta testante) disceptabit de omni actione mortalium.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Christianis, vt saltem scita veraciter voluntate et intentione ipsorum, possemus illam patefacere Christianis, ne forte subito irruentes inuenirent eos imparatos, sicut peccatis hominum exigentibus alia vice contigit: et fecerunt magnam stragem in populo Christiano.

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

  • Hic ad iactum lapidis in meridie orauit [‘oraiit’ in source text — KTH] ad suum patrem, et pro vehementi orationis intentione sanguineum exudauit sudorem: atque ibi non remot� videtur tumba regis Iude� Iosaphat, � quo et vallis sibi nomen assumpsit: et credimus in hanc vallem Christum venturum ad nouissimum, et generalissimum iudicium, vbi (Iohele propheta testante) disceptabit de omni actione mortalium.

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

  • Cito sonuerunt exultatione quia videbant eum, et cito siluerunt intentione ut audirent eum.

    Pneumatologia

  • The whole point turns on the words _cum intentione_.

    My New Curate

  • Wylie, Js. held that for as much as the return was laid to be _falso et malitiose et ea intentione_, to put the plaintiff to charge and expense, and so found by the jury, the action lay.

    An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, on the Charge of Illegal Voting

  • Lastly, you are taught thus much in the very elements of philosophy, for one of the first rules in logic is, Finis est primus in intentione.

    A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet

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