Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • A question is here affirmatively started of highest importance and of deepest interest, that is, faith so distinguished from reason, 'credat' from 'sciat', that the former is an infused grace 'not in our power;' the latter an inherent quality or faculty, on which we are able to calculate as man with man.

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • That there is either heaven or hell, resurrection of the dead, pain, happiness, or world to come, credat Judaeus Apella; for their parts they esteem them as so many poet's tales, bugbears, Lucian's Alexander; Moses,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Henceforth, therefore, — nulla viro juranti foemina credat, let not maids believe them.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2099] Nam qui ob literas emersisse illos credat, desipit; qui vero ingenii, eruditionis, experientiae, probitatis, pietatis, et Musarum id esse pretium putat (quod olim revera fuit, hodie promittitur) planissime insanit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • These tales of Herodotus, as well as all others in the same taste, are now so decried by all people of sense — reason has made so great progress that even old women and children will no longer believe such extravagances — “Non est vetula quæ credat nec pueri credunt, nisi qui nondum ære lavantur.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Usque adeo insanus, ut nec inferos, nec superos esse dicat, animasque cum corporibus interire credat, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Natheles seynt Austyn and seynt Gregory seyn thus: Augustinus; Qui scelera sua cogitat, et conversus fuerit, veniam sibi credat.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Et quisquam est, qui illis scriptorum hiatibus, mortuorum miraculis ad summum vsque refertis, adduci potest vt credat?

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Iam quis est, qui non credat misserrimam hanc matrem filium hunc suum, domini alicuius, si se obtulisset, apud quem credidisset seruatum iri, aut emptoris possessioni fuisse permissuram?

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Iam quis est, qui non credat misserrimam hanc matrem filium hunc suum, domini alicuius, si se obtulisset, apud quem credidisset seruatum iri, aut emptoris possessioni fuisse permissuram?

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

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.