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  • Jes. et Mar. confirms the same out of Carthusianus, and I know not whom, that it was a common proverb in those days, for such as were troubled in mind to say, eamus ad videndum filium

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Prae dolore moriturus quum nunciatum esset uxorem peperisse filium subito recuperavit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Somniavit filium bello mortuum, inde Melancholica consolari noluit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Si ollam diligas, memento te ollam diligere, non perturbaberis ea confracta; si filium aut uxorem, memento hominem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Adoniah; wise men's sons are commonly fools, insomuch that Spartian concludes, Neminem prope magnorum virorum optimum et utilem reliquisse filium: [5790] they had been much better to have been childless.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Pater in filium, affinis in affinem, amicus in amicum,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Deus unicum habet filium sine peccato, nullum sine flagello: God, saith

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Eo quod infans natus involutus esset panniculo, credebat eum filium fratris Francisci, &c. 6166.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 95: VW 1.15, p. 42: Porro quicquid animo suspicabatur iam pro certo habens, quodque ymaginabatur quasi uisu compertum asserens, facto per uicos et plateas discursu et materno compulsa dolore uniuersos horrendis sollicitabat clamoribus iudeosque filium dolo seductum sibi surripuisse protestabatur et occidisse.

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

  • Note 38: Burton, 340: "… sanctum Hughonem puerum parvulum ix. annorum cujusdam pauperculae mulieris filium unicum, scholarem …" See below on the parallels in the miracle of the singing boy. back

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

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