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  • Cicero, true as he was to the academic philosophy, and consequently led to reject the certainty of physical, as of every other kind of knowledge, yet freely confesses its great importance to the human understanding: “Est animorum ingeniorumque nostrorum naturale quoddam quasi pabulum consideratio contemplatioque naturæ.”

    On the Sublime and Beautiful

  • [6393] Haec enim (religio) si falsa sit, dummodo vera credatur, animorum ferociam domat, libidines coercet, subditos principi obsequentes efficit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And the state runneth the danger of that which Tacitus saith; Atque is habitus animorum fuit, ut pessimum facinus auderent pauci, plures vellent, omnes paterentur.

    The Essays

  • It can be traced back to Pythagorean speculation and was embraced by every form of Platonism, pagan and Christian, culminating in Marsilio Ficino's pia philosophia (“pious philosophy”), which he expounded in his Theologia platonica de immortalitate animorum (“Platonic Theology of the Immortality of Souls”, 1474).

    Pietro Pomponazzi

  • * Munus hoc quod in Christo est, -- in consummationem seculi nobiscum; hoc expectationis nostrae solatium, hoc in donorum operationibus futurae spei pignus est; hoc mentium lumen, hic splendour animorum est.

    Pneumatologia

  • The following passage from the life of Don Simon Bolivar might allay many _motus animorum_, if rightly pondered.

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

  • Cicero, true as he was to the academic philosophy, and consequently led to reject the certainty of physical, as of every other kind of knowledge, yet freely confesses its great importance to the human understanding; “Est animorum ingeniorumque nostrorum naturale quoddam quasi pabulum consideratio contemplatioque naturæ.

    Preface

  • And the state runneth the danger of that which Tacitus saith; Atque is habitus animorum fuit, ut pessimum facinus auderent pauci, plures vellent, omnes paterentur [A few were in a humor to attempt mischief, more to desire, all to allow it].

    XV. Of Seditions and Troubles

  • Nam si, uti corporum languor, ita uitiositas quidam est quasi morbus animorum, cum aegros corpore minime dignos odio sed potius miseratione iudicemus, multo magis non insequendi sed miserandi sunt quorum mentes omni languore atrocior urget improbitas.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Deum rerum omnium principem bonum esse communis humanorum conceptio probat animorum.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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