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  • They are more worried about the courts and the war and the tollit is taking on so many of us.

    Election Central Saturday Roundup

  • Trying to do everything takes its tollit gets harder to do things mindfully.

    Enough Already

  • In both cases the "debunkers" may have been wrong about principles and may have forgotten the maxim, abusus non tollit usum* but in both cases they were pretty right about matter of fact.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Omnes capitis dolores et phantasmata tollit; scias nullam herbam in terris huic comparandam viribus et bonitate nasci.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Per 24 horas sensum doloris omnem tollit, et ridere facit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sanguis amasiae, ebibitus omnem amoris sensum tollit: Faustinam Marci Aurelii uxorem, gladiatoris amore captam, ita penitus consilio Chaldaeorum liberatam, refert

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Homericum illud Nepenthes quod moerorem tollit, et cuthimiam, et hilaritatem parit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But abusus non tollit usum: a bishop is a successor of the Apostles, with the same authority that Jesus gave the Apostles as recounted in the Gospels.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • * Nolens ergo his tam claris testimoniis repugnare, et tamen volens a seipso sibi esse quod credidit quasi componat cum Deo ut partem fidei sibi vendicet, atque illi partem relinquat; et quod est elatius, primam tollit ipse, sequentem dat illi; et in eo quod dicit esse amborum, priorem se, facit posteriorem Deum.

    Pneumatologia

  • II 222-24 (describing Laocoon) 'clamores simul horrendos ad sidera tollit:/qualis mugitus, fugit cum saucius aram/taurus et _incertam_ excussit ceruice securim'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

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