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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tantrum.

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  • a few words, the principles of the portico: Doctores sapientiae secutus est, qui sola bona quae honesta, main tantum quae turpia; potentiam, nobilitatem, aeteraque extra ... bonis neque malis adnumerant.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Si autem aliqua soror infirmatur in tantum. quod eam inungi oporteat. tunc sacerdos ... oleum sacre unccionis deferat; et una sorore crucem portante. precedentibus duabus cum cereis. ad infirmariam uadat. et totus conuenteus eum processionaliter antecedat.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Christiana, p. 117, 152.] 77 Papa Hilarius ... apud beatum Petrum Apostolum, palam ne id fieret, clara voce constrinxit, in tantum ut non ea facienda cum interpositione juramenti idem promitteret Imperator.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • In the part of the Missal containing the Order of Mass, the section titled Ordo Missae sine populo in the 1970/75 editions, now called Ordo Missae, cuius unus tantum minister participat in the 2002 edition, presuppose one server.

    On "Private" Masses

  • The humanists are half right about religion -- it sure is a case of tantum religio suadet malorum, when the "religio" in question is one of the half-baked modernist perversions, Darwinism, Gay Rights, Scientism or (of course) Warmism

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • So: veneremur cernui = bowing down, let us adore i.e. such a great sacrament - tantum sacramentum

    Veneremur cernui

  • Corn, barley, maize, rice, rye, soya and wheat are uncountable, while cereals, peas, beans, lentils and oats are countable (oats is a plurale tantum; the word that has singular and plural forms is oatflake (s)).

    10 posts from January 2007

  • Yet in itself essence is just essence: “essentia est essentia tantum”.

    Hitler's Angel (A Meta Christmas Carol)

  • Et si salutaveritis fratres vestros tantum, quid amplius facitis?

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • Dómine, non sum dignus ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur anima mea.

    Easter cake.

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