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  • The inscription is the same on all three medals: "Inventas vitam juvat excoluisse per artes" (loosely translated, "And they who bettered life on earth by new found mastery.")

    Nobel Prize Anniversary on stamp

  • Inventas vitam juvat excoluisse per artes loosely translated "And they who bettered life on earth by their newly found mastery."

    The Nobel Prize Medal for Physiology or Medicine

  • It's about time that they learned "Fortes fortuna juvat."

    Stark Apologizes After Censure Bid Fails

  • For all the physic we can use, art, excellent industry, is to no purpose without calling upon God, nil juvat immensos Cratero promittere montes: it is in vain to seek for help, run, ride, except God bless us.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Attenuat melancholiam, et ad conciliandum somnum juvat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Indignantem animam vacuas elludit in auras; so did Dido; Sed moriamur ait, sic sic juvat ire per umbras; [5580] Pyramus and Thisbe, Medea,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Melancholicos humores per urinam educit, et cerebrum a crassis, aerumnosis melancholiae fumis purgat, quibus addo dementes et furiosos vinculis retinendos plurimum juvat, et ad rationis usum ducit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Olysipponensis medicus; pudor aut juvat aut laedit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Vita jugata meo non facit ingenio: me juvat, &c. many married men exclaim at the miseries of it, and rail at wives downright; I never tried, but as I hear some of them say, [5762] Mare haud mare, vos mare acerrimum, an Irish Sea is not so turbulent and raging as a litigious wife.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quibus omnis in armis vita placet, non ulla juvat nisi morte, nec ullam esse putant vitam, quae non assueverit armis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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