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  • Non oportet orationem sapientis esse politam aut solicitam.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quid turpius quam sapientis vitam ex insipientis sermone pendere?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Lipsius's De constantia thus has a different focus from the Senecan treatise De constantia sapientis

    Justus Lipsius

  • However, one, the thinking rat (Solomys sapientis), was rediscovered in 1987 - the first time it had been reported seen since 1901.

    15 Agouti

  • Leibniz 'mature definition of justice as caritas sapientis, the charity of the wise man which, R.J. Mulvaney believes, “is without verbal antecedent ... in the entire history of Western moral philosophy” (Journal of the History of Ideas, 29 [1968], p. 53).

    JUSTICE

  • The Latin can say either stultī or stultum est dīcere, _it is foolish to say_; but Adjectives of one ending permit only the Genitive; as, -- sapientis est haec sēcum reputāre, _it is the part of a wise man to consider this_.

    New Latin Grammar

  • At ille Græcus (id quod fuit sapientis et præstantis viri) omnibus consulendum esse putavit: eaque est summa ratio et sapientia boni civis, commoda civium non divellere, sed omnes eadem æquitate ontinere.

    Paras. 250-274

  • It does certainly comprehend more parts of philosophy, than any one profession, art, or science, in the world besides: and therefore Cicero says, the pleasures of a husbandman, “mihi ad sapientis vitam proxime videntur accedere, ” come very nigh to those of a philosopher.

    Of Agriculture

  • Quae si etiam meritis conquisita sit, quid tamen sapientis adiecerit conscientiae qui bonum suum non populari rumore, sed conscientiae ueritate metitur?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Dei hujus sapientis, aeterni et omnipotentis providentia credimus cuncta in coelo et in terra et in creaturis omnibus conservari et gubernari.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

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