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  • But upon reading my note, he tells me that he meant to say, that 'the word communia, being a Roman law term, signifies here things communis juris, that is to say, what have never yet been treated by any body; and this appears clearly from what followed,

    Life of Johnson

  • Paricla, damna, exilia peregre rediens semper cogitet, aut filii peccatum, aut uxoris mortem, aut morbum filiae, communia esse haec: fieri posse, ut ne quid animo sit novum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Some say that it has two souls, because it is furnished with two pineal glands, with two callous substances, with two “sensoria communia.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Contra eos qui lingua vulgari et vernacula remedia et medicamenta praescribunt, et quibusvis communia faciunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Illic omnes nudi incedunt, et ferè omnia sunt singulis communia, nec vtuntur priuatis clauibus siue seris, imo et omnes mulieres sunt communes omnibus et singulis viris, dummodo violentia non inferatur: Sed et peior est ijs consuetudo, quòd libentèr comedunt teneras carnes humanas: vnde et negotiatores adferunt eis crassos infantes venales: quod si non satis pingues afferuntur, eos saginant sicut nos vitulum, siue porcum.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Referam igitur pr鎐ipua, (ijs scilicet omissis qu� cum alijs communia habet, atque hactenus ventilata sunt) sed, qu鄊 ille, longe mitius; ne, vt dixi, lingu� ipsius obscoena petulantia, aures bon� et erudit� offendantur: Qui ipsum videre aut audire volet, qu鎟at apud propolas.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • [Krantzius Munsterus] Omnia eos communia sunt, pr鎡er vxores.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Illic omnes nudi incedunt, et fer� omnia sunt singulis communia, nec vtuntur priuatis clauibus siue seris, imo et omnes mulieres sunt communes omnibus et singulis viris, dummodo violentia non inferatur: Sed et peior est ijs consuetudo, qu騞 libent鑢 comedunt teneras carnes humanas: vnde et negotiatores adferunt eis crassos infantes venales: quod si non satis pingues afferuntur, eos saginant sicut nos vitulum, siue porcum.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Referam igitur præcipua, (ijs scilicet omissis quæ cum alijs communia habet, atque hactenus ventilata sunt) sed, quàm ille, longe mitius; ne, vt dixi, linguæ ipsius obscoena petulantia, aures bonæ et eruditæ offendantur: Qui ipsum videre aut audire volet, quærat apud propolas.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • [Krantzius Munsterus] Omnia eos communia sunt, præter vxores.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

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