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  • _Aes alienum meis nominibus_ is the same as _meum ipsius aes alienum_, 'debts on my own account.'

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Erasmus and Montaigne are the ideal types; the Renaissance humanist, with his motto humani nil a me alienum puto, belongs to the species almost by birthright—More, Castiglione, Vives, Reuchlin, Sidney.

    The fox’s apology

  • Erasmus and Montaigne are the ideal types; the Renaissance humanist, with his motto humani nil a me alienum puto, belongs to the species almost by birthright—More, Castiglione, Vives, Reuchlin, Sidney.

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  • In the words of the Roman poet Terence, "Homo sum, humani a me nihil alienum puto" - "I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me."

    In a Perfect World, I'd Call Myself a Sociologist, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Imaginatio est tanquam Proteus vel Chamaeleon, corpus proprium et alienum nonnunquam afficiens.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [6235] Mulier ut alienum virum non admittat praeter suum: Accipe fel hirci, et adipem, et exsicca, calescat in oleo, &c., et non alium praeter et amabit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • As Terrence said, "Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto", or "I am human, nothing that is human is alien to me."

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  • Minega's world: Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto

    Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto

  • Et dicit liber Iesum sanctissimum omnium Prophetarum fuisse veracem in dictis et factis, benignum, pium, iustum, et ab omni vitio penitus alienum: Sanctum quoque Ioannem Euangelistam post prædictos Prophetas fuisse alijs Sanctiorem, cuius et Euangelium fatentur esse plenum salutari, ac veraci doctrina, et ipsum Sanctum

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • To explain this seeming paradox at once, he was one who could truly say with him in Terence, Homo sum: humani nihil a me alienum puto. 53 He was never an indifferent spectator of the misery or happiness of any one; and he felt either the one or the other in greater proportion as he himself contributed to either.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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