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  • Note 44: Bruni, De studiis et literis, cited by Schevill, First Century of Italian Humanism, 69. back

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Quae illi audire et legere solent, eorum partim vidi egomet, alia gessi, quae illi literis, ego militando didici, nunc vos existimate facta an dicta pluris sint.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In a word, the Jews knew no more about original sin than they did about the Chinese ceremonies; and, although divines generally discover in the Scripture everything they wish to find there, either “totidem verbis,” or “totidem literis,” we may safely assert that no reasonable divine will ever discover in it this surprising and overwhelming mystery.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • “Timæus,” and I have never found it there; it may be there totidem literis, but it is not totidem verbis, or I am much mistaken.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Si quid bonis moribus, si quid veritati dissentaneum, in sacris vel humanis literis a me dictum sit, id nec dictum esto.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Otium sine literis mors est, et vivi hominis sepultura,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2054] Quis e nostra juventute legitime instituitur literis?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Noctes insomnes traducendae, literis renunciandum, saepe gemendum, nonnunquam et illacrymandum sorti et conditioni tuae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Qui in literis maximos progressus fecerint maximis honoribus afficiuntur, secundus honoris gradus militibus assignatur, postremi ordinis mechanicis, doctorum hominum judiciis in altiorem locum quisque praesertur, et qui a plurimis approbatur, ampliores in rep. dignitates consequitur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aut artis inscii aut quaestui magis quam literis student. hab.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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