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  • The word exercise comes from the Latin exercere, meaning to keep busy or at work.

    The Best Exercises To Do At Your Desk

  • Regis dignitatis non est exercere imperium in mendicos sed in opulentos.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ita clausae pharmacis ut non possunt coitum exercere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Anno 1270, at [6602] Magdeburg in Germany, a Jew fell into a privy upon a Saturday, and without help could not possibly get out; he called to his fellows for succour, but they denied it, because it was their Sabbath, non licebat opus manuum exercere; the bishop hearing of it, the next day forbade him to be pulled out, because it was our Sunday.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The sun, moon, and stars go still around, [4489] Amantes naturae, debita exercere, for love of perfection.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Modo suadent Theologos, summa ignoratione versari, veras scientias admittere nolle, et tyrannidem exercere, ut eos falsis dogmatibus, superstitionibus, et religione Catholica, detineant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Anima quippe rationalis adhuc originali pecato constricta, et nihil adhuc naturalium virium exercere valens in corpore puerili; cui melius comparatur quam homini intus per peccatum constricto, et foris per paralysim in membris dissoluto jacentique in lecto? back

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

  • Sobrij quoque sunt, quapropter et longo tempore viuunt: et si quis ab eorum moribus degenerat, proscribitur perpetuò sine mora, omnibus nulla posita differentia personarum, vnde et in iusto Dei iudicio, quòd naturalem exercere iustitiam contendunt, Elementa eis naturaliter obsequuntur, et rarò eos tangit tempestas, aut fames, pestilentia aut gladius.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Et quia inter nos & vos, nostr髎que & vestros subditos hinc inde foueri desideramus mutuam concordiam & amorem; ita quod mercatores nostri & vestri mercandisas suas in nostris & vestris regnis & dominijs liber�, & absque impedimento valeant exercere, prout temporibus progenitorum nostrorum fieri consueuit,

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

  • Sobrij quoque sunt, quapropter et longo tempore viuunt: et si quis ab eorum moribus degenerat, proscribitur perpetu� sine mora, omnibus nulla posita differentia personarum, vnde et in iusto Dei iudicio, qu騞 naturalem exercere iustitiam contendunt, Elementa eis naturaliter obsequuntur, et rar� eos tangit tempestas, aut fames, pestilentia aut gladius.

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

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