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  • They shall be hid (as Luther says) aut in coelo, aut sub coelo -- either in heaven or under heaven, either in the possession of heaven or under the protection of heaven.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • “Sive haec ad utilitatem vitae constitute sint a principibus rerum publicarum, ut rex putaretur unus esse in coelo, qui nutu, ut ait Homerus, totum Olympum converteret, idemque et rex et patos haberetur omnium.” —

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Non alias coelo ceciderunt plura fereno Fulguraj nec diri toties arfere cometae.

    P. Virgilii Maronis Opera

  • Note 170: Curious note: a volume in the Urbino library (I.V. #285), containing Euclid's Optics, Ptolemy's De iis qui in coelo aspiciuntor, and Mahomet's De algebra et almuchabala, was copied by Michele Foresio for a certain Francesco da Borgo Sansepolcro, on 24 October 1458.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Pater noster, quis es in coelis; sanctificetur nomen tuum: ad veniat regnum tuum: fiat voluntas tua, sicut in coelo, et in terra.

    Excerpt: Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett

  • There exist in this world a range of sublunary spirits that carminibus coelo possunt deducere lunam, and they have been divided since ancient times into six kinds: fiery, aerial, terrestrial, watery, subterranean, and the whole class of fairies and nymphs.

    Excerpt: The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue

  • Signum magnum apparuit in coelo: mulier amicta sole, et luna sub pedibus ejus, et in capite ejus corona stellarum duodecim.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Si quis videret Germaniam urbibus hodie excultam, non diceret ut olim tristem cultu, asperam coelo, terram informem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Citius maris fluctus et nives coelo delabentes numeraris quam amores meos; alii amores aliis succedunt, ac priusquam desinant priores, incipiunt sequentes.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quam multos putas qui se coelo proximos putarent, totidem regulos, si de fortunae tuae reliquiis pars iis minima contingat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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