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  • Photometria, sive, De mensura et gradibus luminis, colorum et umbrae.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Pulchritudo est perfectio compositi ex congruente ordine, mensura et ratione partium consurgens, et venustas inde prodiens gratia dicitur et res omnes pulchrae gratiosae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Paradiso terrestri, scilicet à digniori et latiori terræ loco, versus eius Nadir, scilicet versus locum sibi in Sphæra terræ oppositum, tunc Iudæa esset ad Antipodes paradisi, quod apparet ita non esse, quod tunc esset viatori de Iudæa ad Paradisum tendentis æqua itineris mensura, siue tenderet versus Orientem, siue versus

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Et cum stateram posuerit in 鎞uali statim amoueat manus suas, ita quod remaneat in 鎞uali; quodque per totum regnum & potestatem nostram sit vnum pondus & vna mensura: & signo standardi nostri signentur: Et quod quilibet possit habere stateram vnius quaternionis, & infra, vbi contra domini loci, aut libertatem per nos & antecessores nostros concessam illud non fuerit, siue contra villarum & feriarum consuetudinem hactenus obseruatam.

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

  • Expensas ad multos annos debent habere sufficientes: custodiant tamen diligenter illas, et in mensura manducent, quia nesciunt quanto tempore eos in castris oportet esse inclusos.

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

  • Nay, it is not credible, till it be opened, what a number of fictions and fantasies the similitude of human actions and arts, together with the making of man communis mensura, have brought into natural philosophy; not much better than the heresy of the

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Et haec mensura qua facies cam: Trecentorum cubitorum erit longitudo arcae, quinquaginta cubitorum latitudo ejus: et triginta cubitorum altitudo ejus.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • He main - tained that this book could be read only by consulting experience directly and that through experience can be discovered the reason which operates in nature, a reason that is made manifest in immutable laws which, however, can be interpreted and understood only in terms of number, weight, and measure (numero, pondere, et mensura).

    RENAISSANCE HUMANISM

  • In his De triplici minimo et mensura (1591), the minimum has three senses: in physics, mathematics, and metaphysics.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The corre - spondence rules connect the abstract concepts of the postulates with the empirical (experimental, mensura - tional) concepts of the observation language.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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