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  • [5195] Spanish bawd said, gaudet illa habere unum in lecto, alterum in porta, tertium qui domi suspiret, she will have one sweetheart in bed, another in the gate, a third sighing at home, a fourth, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nobilitas omnis fere urbes fastidit, castellis, et liberiore coelo gaudet, generisque dignitatem una maxime venatione, et falconum aucupiis tuetur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • This is because it wants to read only what has just been printed, and because similis simili gaudet, and it finds the shallow, insipid gossip of some stupid head of to-day more homogeneous and agreeable than the thoughts of great minds.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Their minds are vacant, their imagination dull, their spirits poor, and so they are driven to the company of those like them — for similis simili gaudet — where they make common pursuit of pastime and entertainment, consisting for the most part in sensual pleasure, amusement of every kind, and finally, in excess and libertinism.

    The Wisdom of Life

  • Catastrophe (cries Slawkenbergius) inasmuch as a tale, with parts rightly disposed, not only rejoiceth (gaudet) in the Catastrophe and Peripeitia of a Drama, but rejoiceth moreover in all the essential and integrant parts of it — it has its Protasis,

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Juxta illud, de male quaesitis vix gaudet tertius haeres.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • * Tali dedicatore gaudet sanguis Christianus: [5811] 1

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Deianira, tuas, quae ueris addere falsa/gaudet, et e minima sua per mendacia crescit '.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • 'Caesar in arma furens nullas nisi sanguine fuso gaudet habere vias'; v. 242,

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • "Ac neque jam stabulis gaudet pecus, aut arator igni."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 330, April 1843

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