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  • If, like every university, the American Economic Association had a coat of arms, its obligatory Latin banner might read: “Est, ergo optimum est, dummodo ne gubernatio civitatis implicatur.”

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  • De sigillo trinitatis/Nostrae nummo civitatis/Impressit characteres.

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  • Et egressus est Ionas de civitate et sedit contra orientem civitatis et fecit sibimet umbraculum ibi et sedebat subter illud in umbra, donec videret quid accideret in civitate.

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  • Et egressus est Ionas de civitate et sedit contra orientem civitatis et fecit sibimet umbraculum ibi et sedebat subter illud in umbra, donec videret quid accideret in civitate.

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  • Note 45: Burton, 340 — 341: "… Hugonem … quidam ejusdem civitatis Judaeus nomine Jopinus, jam sole vergente ad occasum, a suorum contribulium et coaetaneorum jocis ac choreis tetensis insidiis furtive sustulit …." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Note 2: RHF, 18: 728A: Ex historia episcoporum Autissiodorensium: "corpus pueri mortui, quod propter interdictum civitatis ecclesiasticam non poterat habere sepulturam, importuno matris pueri excitus clamore et lacrymis, in ipsa episcopi camera ante lectum domini sui episcopi fecit humari in contumeliam ejus et dei contemptum." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Impudenter so masculorum aspectibus exponunt, insolenter comas jactantes, trahunt tunicas pedibus collidentes, oculoque petulanti, risu effuso, ad tripudium insanientes, omnem adolescentum intemperantiam in se provocantes, inque in templis memoriae martyrum consecratis; pomoerium civitatis officinam fecerunt impudentiae.

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  • There was a similarly large celebration when Louis was born: "civitas Parisii in qua natus est, tanto gaudio fuit repleta, quod per septem dies … populus totius civitatis, laudes debitas solventes creatori suo, ducendo choreas canere non cessavit" (Delaborde, 1: 81 — 82).

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • And as for civil law, it addeth only the name of the person commanding, which is persona civitatis, the person of the Commonwealth.

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  • Their manner was to grant naturalization (which they called jus civitatis), and to grant it in the highest degree; that is, not only jus commercii, jus connubii, jus haereditatis; but also jus suffragii, and jus honorum.

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