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  • Itself all the most important affairs, the so-called causae majores, as for instance the canonization of saints (ch. i, De reliquiis X,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Lib. de Decal. passiones maxime corpus offendunt et animam, et frequentissimae causae melancholiae, dimoventes ab ingenio et sanitate pristina, l.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ignem extinqui volo, ne causae quidquam sit quod te quisquam quaeritet.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Fecit omnia delicta quae fieri possunt circa res sex non naturales, et eae fuerunt causae extrinsecae, ex quibus postea ortae sunt obstructiones.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Gallorum; quod tot lites et causae forenses, aliae ferantur ex aliis, in immensum producantur, et magnos sumptus requirant unde fit ut juris administri plerumque nobilium possessiones adquirant, tum quod sumptuose vivant, et a mercatoribus absorbentur et splendissime vestiantur, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I have to say, I'm disappointed to find that Augustine disliked the Greek language: "quid autem erat causae cur graecas litteras oderam, quibus puerulus imbuebar?"

    languagehat.com: AUGUSTINE ONLINE.

  • Ideas are efficient causes (causae effectivae) in relation to their effects.

    Paul of Venice

  • This is the diversion, and it is another application of the fallacy non causae ut causae.

    The Art of Controversy

  • This trick is an application of the fallacy non causae ut causae.

    The Art of Controversy

  • Amor est titillatio, concomitante idea causae externae

    Essays of Schopenhauer

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