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  • There is a Latin phrase that might have a place in the White House communications office: "Ars est celare artem -- the art is to hide the art."

    Peggy Drexler: Obama Everyman: How Much Is Too Much?

  • Mrs. Blower, knows how to bring down that robust health, which is a very alarming state of the frame when it is considered secundum artem.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • “Well — I will have my bandages ready secundum artem,” replied the man of medicine.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Hoc opus nostrae salutis ordo depoposcerat, multiformis proditoris ars ut artem falleret, et medelam ferret inde, hostis unde laeserat.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Ubi nobiles probi loco habent artem aliquam profiteri.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2090] Philosophastri licentiantur in artibus, artem qui non habent, [2091] Eosque sapientes esse jubent, qui nulla praediti sunt sapientia, et nihil ad gradum praeterquam velle adferunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Qui rebus se exercet, verba negligit, et qui callet artem dicendi, nullam disciplinam habet recognitam.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If one then will apply a bandage, secundum artem, for the purpose of promoting a speedy cure, and will reckon everything else of no value, except the position as described, he will form a correct opinion of the case, and will effect a cure in the speediest and most appropriate manner.

    On The Articulations

  • But the common people have more confidence, and the surgeon is more likely to escape blame, when the canal is placed under the limb, although it is not secundum artem.

    On Fractures

  • Mr. Mackshane, flattering himself with the prospect of our miscarriage, went away, and left us to manage it as we should think proper; accordingly, having sawed off part of the splinter that stuck through the skin, we reduced the fracture, dressed the wound, applied the eighteen-tailed bandage, and put the leg in a box, secundam artem.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random


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