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  • All the legislation of the Rule, the constant repression of self, the conforming of one's every action to a definite standard, and the continuance of this form of life to the end of one's days, is directed towards "putting off the old man and putting on the new", and thereby accomplishing the conversio morum which is inseparable from a life-long perseverance in the maxims of the Rule.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • This self-constituted Censor morum reads Aristophanes and Plato, Horace and Virgil, perhaps even

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As nuptial love makes, this perfects mankind, and is to be preferred (if you will stand to the judgment of [4597] Cornelius Nepos) before affinity or consanguinity; plus in amiciticia valet similitudo morum, quam affinitas, &c., the cords of love bind faster than any other wreath whatsoever.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cum in mulierem incident, quae cum forma morum suavitatem conjunctam habet, et jam oculos persenserit formae ad se imaginem cum aviditate quadam rapere cum eadem, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Penelopes, nebulones, Alcinoique, modo tot annos in academia insumpserint, et se pro togatis venditarint; lucri causa, et amicorum intercessu praesentantur; addo etiam et magnificis nonnunquam elogiis morum et scientiae; et jam valedicturi testimonialibus hisce litteris, amplissime conscriptis in eorum gratiam honorantur, abiis, qui fidei suae et existimationis jacturam proculdubio faciunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quoniam et commodiore utuntur conditione, et honestiore loco nati, jam inde a parvulis ad morum civilitatem educati sunt, et assuefacti.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 161: Canon, 1.3.2, fol. 66ra: Secundum mores vero suos consideratur, quoniam ipsam oportet bonorum morum et laudabilium esse, que tarde a malis anime passionibus patiatur, sicut ira, tristitia et timore: et reliqua ab istis.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • I am grateful for the dear friends who support me in the life-long, day-by-day work of conversatio morum!

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  • Expliciunt ista, quae tu, Ricarde Sophista, fecesti, morum flos et doctor logicorum.

    Richard the Sophister

  • Hinc proceditur per Imperium Grand Can, ad multas ciuitates, et villas morum mirabiliter diuersorum, vsque in regnum Iamchan, quod est vnum de 12. prouincijs maximis, quibus distinguitur totum

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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