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  • [1753] Nil homine in terra spirat miserum magis alma?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5445] When Captain Gobrius by an unlucky accident had received his death's wound, heu me miserum exclamat, miserable man that I am, (instead of other devotions) he cries out, shall I die before I see my sweetheart Rhodanthe?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quod unusquisque propria mala novit, aliorum nesciat, in causa est, ut se inter alios miserum putet.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • O te miserum ait annulus, si meas vices obires, videres, audires, &c. nihil non odio dignimi observares.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [4945] Cynthia prima suis miserum me, cepit ocellis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nihil aliud necessarium ut sis miser (saith [3836] Cardan) quam ut te miserum credas, let thy fortune be what it will, 'tis thy mind alone that makes thee poor or rich, miserable or happy.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quid me mortuum miserum vocas, qui te sum multo felicior? aut quid acerbi mihi putas contigisse? an quia non sum malus senex, ut tu facie rugosus, incurvus, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Camden in Wiltsh. miserum senem ita fame et calamitatibus in carcere fregit, inter mortis metum, et vitae tormenta,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Demetrius, in Seneca, esteemed it a great infelicity, that in his lifetime he had no misfortune, miserum cui nihil unquam accidisset, adversi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cynthia prima suis miserum me cepit ocellis, contactum nullis ante cupidinibus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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