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  • O dementiam, quum ob curas et negotia tuo judicio sis infelix, quid putas futuram quum plura supererint?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Which is most grievous, poverty makes men ridiculous, Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se, quam quod ridiculos homines facit, they must endure [2276] jests, taunts, flouts, blows of their betters, and take all in good part to get a meal's meat:

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Yet here again, in spite of knowledge, some are careful of these matters, others negligent. salsa autem tellus, et quae perhibetur amara frugibus infelix.


  • If the long description of the reign of sleep throughout all nature did not form an admirable contrast with the cruel inquietude of Dido, these lines would be no other than a puerile amplification; it is the words At non infelix animi

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • 'Tis Bracteata felicitas, as [3702] Seneca terms it, tinfoiled happiness, infelix felicitas, an unhappy kind of happiness, if it be happiness at all.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Angustatur ex abundantia, contristatur ex opulentia, infelix praesentibus bonis, infelicior in futuris.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Pater infelix, you too have laughed at clown, and the magic wand of spangled harlequin; what delightful enchantment did it wave around you, in the golden days

    George Cruikshank

  • No man was less fortunate than you in the moment of his birth — infelix opportunitate vitae.

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • * Ne dicatur, mendicat in palaestra infelix clericus: [5722] 1

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • "Ne dicatur, mendicat in palaestra infelix clericus," says the scholiast, -- "lest he should be driven to beg for want of maintenance."

    The Sermons of John Owen


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