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  • I think we have to give terry semel credit for at least building a pretty good search team in his tenure, microsoft has always been attracted to the marquee talent there. some things might even stay separate, like msn messenger and yahoo messenger because users are just so used to each one, etc.

    Microsoft Is Building a Spaceship Out of Spare Parts - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Nobis cum semel occidit brevis lux, nox est perpetua una dormienda.

    Latin Quotations | Impact Lab

  • XI 12, 11, tutti, con avvolgente metafora, bisognosi dell'assiduità del buon coltivatore: «nec coluisse semel sufficit, sed semper insistere oportet qui singularem aliquem vel agri vel animi fructum cupit» Fam.

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  • [761] Felix Platerus is of opinion all alchemists are mad, out of their wits; [762] Atheneus saith as much of fiddlers, et musarum luscinias, [763] Musicians, omnes tibicines insaniunt, ubi semel efflant, avolat illico mens, in comes music at one ear, out goes wit at another.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I could give instance of some that have had all three kinds semel et simul, and some successively.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Marcilius Ficinus was semel et simul; a priest and a physician at once, and

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If every man had a window in his breast, which Momus would have had in Vulcan's man, or that which Tully so much wished it were written in every man's forehead, Quid quisque de republica sentiret, what he thought; or that it could be effected in an instant, which Mercury did by Charon in Lucian, by touching of his eyes, to make him discern semel et simul rumores et susurros.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hoc melancholicis omnibus proprium, ut quas semel imaginationes valde reciperint, non facile rejiciant, sed hae etiam vel invitis semper occurrant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Arius his bowels burst; Montanus hanged himself, &c. Eudo de stellis, his disciples, ardere potius quam ad vitam corrigi maluerunt; tanta vis infixi semel erroris, they died blaspheming.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Incertius deligitur diu vivere quam in timore tot morborum semel moriendo, nullum deinceps formidare.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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