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  • Mens aegra laboribus et jejuniis fracta, facit eos videre, audire, &c. And, Osiander beheld strange visions, and Alexander ab Alexandro both, in their sickness, which he relates de rerum varietat. lib.

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  • Turkey do male audire in this kind: Constantinople itself, where commonly carrion lies in the street.

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  • Ridet patiens si a sanguine, putat se videre choreas, musicam audire, ludos, &c. 2565.

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  • Such a complaint I read of those isles of Cape Verde, fourteen degrees from the Equator, they do male audire: [1520] One calls them the unhealthiest clime of the world, for fluxes, fevers, frenzies, calentures, which commonly seize on seafaring men that touch at them, and all by reason of a hot distemperature of the air.

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  • Operae, pretium audire, &c. It is worthy of your attention, Livy cries, [4552] you that scorn all but riches, and give no esteem to virtue, except they be wealthy withal, Q. Cincinnatus had but four acres, and by the consent of the senate was chosen dictator of Rome.

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  • Sit hoc votum a diis amare Delphidem, ab ea amari, adloqui pulchram et loquentem audire.

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  • [4029] Regium est cum bene faceris male audire, the chiefest men and most understanding are so vilified; let him take his [4030] course.

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  • Or put case they escape, and rest unmasked to their lives 'end, yet after their death their memory stinks as a snuff of a candle put out, and those that durst not so much as mutter against them in their lives, will prosecute their name with satires, libels, and bitter imprecations, they shall male audire in all succeeding ages, and be odious to the world's end.

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  • Jucundius est audire te canentem, quam mel lingere!

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  • Quae illi audire et legere solent, eorum partim vidi egomet, alia gessi, quae illi literis, ego militando didici, nunc vos existimate facta an dicta pluris sint.

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