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  • Now they commended him for it; but St. Paul teacheth otherwise, Better marry than burn, and as St. Hierome gravely delivers it, Aliae, sunt leges Caesarum, aliae Christi, aliud Papinianus, aliud Paulus noster praecipit, there's a difference betwixt

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Isocrates demonico praecipit ut quum alicujus amicitiam vellet illum laudet, quod laus initium amoris sit, vituperatio simultatum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • At Jugurtha, contra spem nuntio accepto, quippe cui Romae omnia venum ire [166] in animo haeserat, filium et cum eo duos familiares ad senatum legatos mittit, hisque ut illis, quos Hiempsale interfecto miserat, praecipit, omnes mortales pecunia aggrediantur.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Quint.ii. 5, 20, 'quemadmodum Livius praecipit' (on models of style);

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • 'Ecce canit formas alius iactusque pilarum, hic artem nandi praecipit, ille trochi,' it would follow that the whole poem had been published before the death of Augustus, for the descriptions of ball-play and swimming occur in v. 165-171 and 420-431.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Dat ergo formam discipulis suis baptizandi, docendi salutaria, efficientiam quoque miraculorum atque in uniuersum mundum ad uitam praecipit introire, ut praedicatio salutaris non iam in una tantum gente sed orbi terrarum praedicaretur.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Et non modo Paulus praecipit (1 Cor.xiv. 9) uti lingua intellecta populo in ecclesia, sed etiam ita constitutum est humano jure.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Hoc enim verba Christi perspicue testantur, quibus praecipit, accipere, edere, bibere: idque ab Apostolis factum VI.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Quod si non potest impetrari, ut relaxentur observationes, quae sine peccato non possunt praestari, oportet nos regulam Apostolicam sequi (Acts v. 29), quae praecipit, 'Deo magis obedire, quam hominibus.' gentleness to mitigate them now; for such a change would not overthrow the unity of the Church.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Christi perspicue testantur, quibus praecipit, accipere, edere, bibere: idque ab Apostolis factum: [11235] 1

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

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