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  • St. Cypnan upheld in reasonable measure the traditional principles regarding penance and did not accord to the letters of confessors called libelli pacis the importance desired by some.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • So this suggestion I may subjoin, “habent sue fate libelli.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As it is with writers [6679] oftentimes, Plus sanctimoniae, in libello, quam libelli auctore, more holiness is in the book than in the author of it: so 'tis with them: many come to church with great Bibles, whom

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If we fail, habent sua fata libelli, I lose two thousand francs; while, as for you, you simply hurl an ode at the thick-headed public.

    A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

  • Feles in imagine quoddam modo similis est felis in pagina exteriore libelli c.t.

    A Modest Proposal

  • (“Obiectiones”, in the appendix of Telesio's Varii libelli, p. 467 f.).

    Bernardino Telesio

  • Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1981, (cited here as Varii libelli).

    Bernardino Telesio

  • Fuit autem proculdubio famosi huius libelli author, cerdo et propola circumforaneus, mult騭que Ilandi� angulos, sordid� mercatur� gratia, ostintim adierat: quod ipse de se in pr鎐laris illi suis rythmis testatur, maximam Islandi� partem sibi peragratam esse.

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

  • Fuit autem proculdubio famosi huius libelli author, cerdo et propola circumforaneus, multòsque Ilandiæ angulos, sordidæ mercaturæ gratia, ostintim adierat: quod ipse de se in præclaris illi suis rythmis testatur, maximam Islandiæ partem sibi peragratam esse.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • We accord some ironic truth to the dictum: Habent sua fata libelli; but the rest of that goes: pro capite lectoris.

    Sartre & Values

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