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  • If adversity hath killed his thousand, prosperity hath killed his ten thousand: therefore adversity is to be preferred; [3847] haec froeno indiget, illa solatio: illa fallit, haec instruit: the one deceives, the other instructs; the one miserably happy, the other happily miserable; and therefore many philosophers have voluntarily sought adversity, and so much commend it in their precepts.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quosdam enim profect� fallit amor patri� vt nihil eis videatur iucundum, nisi consuetum hauserint coelum.

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

  • For we see what Titus Livius saith in his introduction: Caeterum aut me amor negotii suscepti fallit aut nulla unquam respublica nec major, nec sanctior, nec bonis exemplis ditior fuit; nec in quam tam sero avaritia luxuriaque immigraverint; nec ubi tantus ac tam diu paupertati ac parsimoniae honos fuerit.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • And being now at some pause, looking back into that I have passed through, this writing seemeth to me (si nunquam fallit imago), as far as a man can judge of his own work, not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are in tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant to hear, but yet is a cause why the music is sweeter afterwards.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • [224] "Ni fallit fatum, Scoti quocunque locatum Invenient lapidem, regnare tenentur ibidem."

    The Symbolism of Freemasonry

  • Neque me fallit, quantum cum maximo vestro beneficio [444] negotii sustineam.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Haec ipsa, ut spero, vobiscum una consul agam, nisi forte me animus fallit, et vos servire magis quam imperare parati estis. '

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Amphion auditus agat, nil tela nec ignes obstiterint, quin ausa luas nostrisque sub armis captivo moribundus humum diademate pulses. tu merito; ast horum miseret, quos sanguine viles coniugibus natisque infanda ad proelia raptos proicis excidio, bone rex. o quanta Cithaeron funera sanguineusque vadis, Ismene, rotabis! haec pietas, haec magna fides! nec crimina gentis mira equidem duco: sic primus sanguinis auctor incestique patrum thalami; sed fallit origo:

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Nec me animi fallit Graiorum obscura reperta130 difficile inlustrare Latinis uersibus esse, multa nouis uerbis praesertim cum sit agendum propter egestatem linguae et rerum nouitatem; sed tua me uirtus tamen et sperata uoluptas suauis amicitiae quemuis sufferre laborem135 suadet et inducit noctes uigilare serenas quaerentem dictis quibus et quo carmine demum clara tuae possim praepandere lumina menti, res quibus occultas penitus conuisere possis.

    Exordium

  • Illa fallit, haec instruit, illa mendacium specie bonorum mentes fruentium ligat, haec cognitione fragilis felicitatis absoluit.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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