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  • 48A: Portamus siquidem et nos paralyticum in lecto et ponimus ante Jesum, quando parvulum bajulamus ad baptisma, petentes ut baptizet eum et salvet.

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

  • On "cum fortiter faceres," compare line 25 of the Oxford fragment of the sixth satire of Juvenal; "hic erit in lecto fortissimus," which Housman has rendered "he is a valiant mattress-knight."


  • A lawyer's wife in [6065] Aristaenetus, because her husband was negligent in his business, quando lecto danda opera, threatened to cornute him: and did not stick to tell Philinna, one of her gossips, as much, and that aloud for him to hear: If he follow other men's matters and leave his own, I'll have an orator shall plead my cause, I care not if he know it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nulla machina validior quam lecto lascivae historiae: saepe etiam hujusmodi fabulis ad furorem incenduntur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Indignatione nimia furens, animique impotens, exiliit de lecto, furentem non capiebat aula, &c. 1737.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [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

  • E lecto exsilientes, ad subitum tintinnabuli plausum quasi fulmine territi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cap. 18. in lecto jacens interrogat uxorem an arcam probe clausit, an capsula, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Non tam mari quam proelio virtus, etiam lecto exhibetur: vincetur aut vincet; aut tu febrem relinques, aut ipsa te.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • E lecto surgens nudus et absque calceis, accensa lucerna omnia obiens et lustrans, et vix somno indulgens.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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