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  • In Congress, as everywhere else, _quod voluit valde voluit_; and he threw a fervor into the most temporary topic, as if his eternal salvation depended upon it.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867

  • Besides (as Nazianzen hath it) Deus latere nos multa voluit; and with Seneca, cap.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Accidit hodie terribilis casus (saith [1898] S. Austin) hear a miserable accident; Cyrillus 'son this day in his drink, Matrem praegnantem nequiter oppressit, sororem violare voluit, patrem occidit fere, et duas alias sorores ad mortem vulneravit, would have violated his sister, killed his father, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Fransus, l. 3. de symbolis qui primus symbolum excogitavit voluit nimirum hac ratione implicatum animum evolvere, eumque vel dominae vel aliis intuentibus ostendere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Genibus flexis loqui cum illo voluit, et adstare jam tum putavit, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hom. 9. voluit urbem tyrannus evertere, et Deus non prohibuit; voluit captivos ducere, non impedivit; voluit ligare, concessit, &c. 3801.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Exotica rejecit, domesticis solum nos contentos esse voluit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hecla mons, &c. ubi mortuorum spiritus visuntur, &c. voluit

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Mirabilis est ergo Deus maximè in illo, quòd ipse solus sufficit sibi: et mirabilis in altis Dominus, hoc est, in coelo et in coelestibus: sed et mirabilis in terris, et in terrestribus: tamen si verum indicauerimus, nihil est mirabile, quod mirum videri non debet, si ille qui omnipotens est, fecit quæcunque voluit in coelo et in terra.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Fratres autem ducti fuerunt ad plateam ciuitatis, vbi accensus est ignis copiosus, in quen frater Thomas voluit se proijcere, sed quidam Saracenus cepit eam per caputium et retraxit dicens; Non vadus tu cum sis senex, quia carmen aliquod vel experimentum habere posses super te, quare te ignis non posset laedere, sed alium ire in ignem permittas.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

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