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  • But now adaies they make them large, deepe, glistering, and of the finest cloth or stuffes to bee gotten, reducing those habites to so proude and pontificall a forme, that they walke

    The Decameron

  • But nowe adaies, this feare for the moste part is not regarded: of those that are overcom, fewe bee killed, none is kepte longe in prison: for that with facelitie, thei are sette at libertie: the citees also, whiche

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Winter, as thei use now adaies, or to make it onely in the Sommer, and to goe home in the Winter, as the antiquitie did.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Romaines ordained, and the Grekes, and as the Duchemen doe now adaies.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Capitaine did eate: The whiche how moche it is observed of the armies nowe adaies, every manne knoweth, and worthely thei can not bee called menne of good order and sober, as the antiquitie, but lasivious and drunkardes.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Howe the battelmentes of walles were made at the first, and how thei are made now adaies, 210

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • But alas, what hope is there that theft Tcater temtations fliall be refifted, when we ee every the flighteft difguft is now adaies DO ftrong for the Matrimonial LoVe.

    The ladies calling, by the author of The whole duty of man. [Another]

  • All these maners should be necessarie to finde again: and when this should bee difficulte, at least there would not be left behind those that teache the Souldiour to obeie, the whiche every man maie varie, and ordeine after his owne facion, so that with practise, he accustome the eares of his souldiours to knowe it: But now adaies of this sounde, there is no other fruicte taken for the moste part, then to make a rumour.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • [Sidenote: The occasions why the warres made nowe adaies, doe impoverishe the conquerors as well as the conquered; The order that the

    Machiavelli, Volume I


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  • "Eares of his souldiours to knowe it: but now adaies a shipwrecked brother of the sea, replied the of the scriptures, one does not feel inclined to the river..."

    - Spam.

    July 5, 2008