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  • [861] Nihilque praeter arcium cadavera patenti cernimus freto.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Generally they prey one upon another as so many ravenous birds, brute beasts, devouring fishes, no medium, [351] omnes hic aut captantur aut captant; aut cadavera quae lacerantur, aut corvi qui lacerant, either deceive or be deceived; tear others or be torn in pieces themselves; like so many buckets in a well, as one riseth another falleth, one's empty, another's full; his ruin is a ladder to the third; such are our ordinary proceedings.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [6241] Noctua ut in tumulis, super atque cadavera bubo,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Omnes hic aut captantur, aut captant: aut cadavera quae lacerantur, aut corvi qui lacterant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quum tot oppidorum cadavera ante oculus projecta jacent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Bimlerua, Ortelius, Brachiis centum subterra reperta est, in qua quadraginta octo cadavera inerant, Anchorae, &c. 3037.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Haec sunt Roma: viden velut ipsa cadavera tantaae urbis adhuc mundum, nixa est se vincere: vicit, a se non victumne quid in orbe foret. THE RUINS OF ROME.

  • I see a few things which may be typos: Roman for Romam in the first line, and the line viden velut ipsa cadavera tantaae is corrupt, or at least different, in the other fragment, which has "taritae" for "tantaae" itself probably tanta ae, if that makes sense, which I don't think it does. THE RUINS OF ROME.

  • Et descenderunt aves super cadavera, et abigebat eas Abram.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • Of other varieties described by authors, he observes -- "Rara vero haec omnia esse si dixero cum quadringenta nunc cadavera humana dissecuerim, fidem forte inveniam."

    Surgical Anatomy


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