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  • As Scandinavia was formerly called officina gentium -- a workshop in which new nations were made -- so we may regard Southern Russia as a workshop in which fragments of old nations are being melted down to form a new, composite whole.

    Russia

  • This plant is Valeriana officinalis, the latter word originating from "officina", which describes the storerooms of medieval monasteries where medicines were kept.

    Country diary

  • Thomae Bradwardini Archiepiscopi olim cantuariensis, de causa Dei, contra Pelagium, et de virtute causarum, ad suos M.rtonenses, libri tres, Londini, ex officina Nortoniana, apud Ioannem Billium, M. DC.XVIII.

    Nicole Oresme

  • Benignitatis sinus solebat esse, nunc litium officina curia

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Okazuje się, że niepotrzebnie bo na stronie officina-creativa znaleźć można sprytny łazienkowy dywanik, w który można wskoczyć jak w ulubione kapcie.

    Shower Baths from BathRoom Heaven

  • They were coming, they were nearing, like footsteps heard on wool; there was a sound of multitudes and millions of barbarians, all the North, officina gentium, mustering and marshalling her peoples.

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • Huius per tria latera dependent retia seu cortinæ de cordulis sericis, in quibus ad singulos nodos, grossa margarita habetur innexa, quibus cortinis tegitur officina: in eius concauitate tenetur tumba quadrata, in qua conueniunt conductus omnium potuum, qui bibuntur in Curia, et innumera vasorum genera, quibus potus omnibus ministratur.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Huius per tria latera dependent retia seu cortin� de cordulis sericis, in quibus ad singulos nodos, grossa margarita habetur innexa, quibus cortinis tegitur officina: in eius concauitate tenetur tumba quadrata, in qua conueniunt conductus omnium potuum, qui bibuntur in Curia, et innumera vasorum genera, quibus potus omnibus ministratur.

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

  • It contributes much to these feelings that southern Asia is, and has been for thousands of years, the part of the earth most swarming with human life, the great officina gentium.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • Scis enim ex cujus officina _Tigris_ prodiit, liber certe tigride parente, id est homine barbaro, impuro, impio, ingrato, malevolo, maledico dignissimus.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

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