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  • Or if they be docile, yet all men's wills are not answerable to their wits, they can apprehend, but will not take pains; they are either seduced by bad companions, vel in puellam impingunt, vel in poculum (they fall in with women or wine) and so spend their time to their friends 'grief and their own undoings.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Plebeius et nobilis ambiebant puellam, puellae certamen in partes venit, &c. 5861.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5177] Fallere credentem res est operosa puellam, 'tis soon done, no such great mastery, Egregiam vero laudem, et spolia ampla, — and nothing so frequent as to belie their estates, to prefer their suits, and to advance themselves.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • An old fellow, as Lycistrata confesseth in [5879] Aristophanes, etsi sit canus, cito puellam virginem ducat uxorem, and 'tis no news for an old fellow to marry a young wench: but as he follows it, mulieris brevis occasio est, etsi hoc non apprehenderit, nemo vult ducere uxorem, expectans vero sedet; who cares for an old maid? she may set, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Gasper Ens. puellam misere deperiens, per jocum ab ea in

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 18: Solomon Grayzel, The Church and the Jews in the XIIIth Century (New York, 1966), 1: 268 — 71: "[Judeos] quandam puellam, que mortua in quodam fossato reperta extitit, crucis patibulo affixisse …."

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

  • In the Summa medicinalis (ed. Paul Diepgen, Leipzig, 1911) of the medical author Gualterus Agilon, there are in the recipes many references to one ingredient most often called "lac mulieris puellam parturientis" (the milk of a mother giving birth to a girl), which appears almost a dozen times (pp. 101, 103, 143, 188, etc.). back

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

  • Dum desponsauerit vir puellam, virginem, mandat hominem incompositum, velut ribaldum, qui sua idonea claue per expertos super hoc diligentèr considerata, si reputatur idonea reseret et vestiget sub nocte vnica virginalem conclauem, pro mercede sibi tradita competenti.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Dum desponsauerit vir puellam, virginem, mandat hominem incompositum, velut ribaldum, qui sua idonea claue per expertos super hoc diligent鑢 considerata, si reputatur idonea reseret et vestiget sub nocte vnica virginalem conclauem, pro mercede sibi tradita competenti.

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

  • Et dixit Sechem ad Hamor patrem suum, dicendo, Cape mihi puellam hanc in uxorem.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

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