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  • There exist in this world a range of sublunary spirits that carminibus coelo possunt deducere lunam, and they have been divided since ancient times into six kinds: fiery, aerial, terrestrial, watery, subterranean, and the whole class of fairies and nymphs.

    Excerpt: The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue

  • Usque ad lunam animas esse aethereas vocarique heroas, lares, genios.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We are only now to speak in brief of these sublunary spirits or devils: for the rest, our divines determine that the devil had no power over stars, or heavens; [1175] Carminibus coelo possunt deducere lunam, & C., (by their charms (verses) they can seduce the moon from the heavens).

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Vives said in a jest of a silly country fellow, that killed his ass for drinking up the moon, ut lunam mundo redderet, you may truly say of them in earnest; they will act, conceive all extremes, contrarieties, and contradictions, and that in infinite varieties.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Multas superuacuas obseruant ceremonias, quia respiciunt in vanitates et insanias falsas: solem et lunam praecipuè adorant, eisque frequentèr genua curuant, et ad nouilunium, quicquid est magni estimant inchoandum.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Multas superuacuas obseruant ceremonias, quia respiciunt in vanitates et insanias falsas: solem et lunam praecipu� adorant, eisque frequent鑢 genua curuant, et ad nouilunium, quicquid est magni estimant inchoandum.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Hanc vitam, hunc motum, hanc rerum essentiam, animam mundi philosophi vocaverunt, putantes coelestia corpora, solem dico lunam et stellas ipsumque firmamentum hujus animae virtute moveri et regi, et aquas, et terram, et aerem hujus semine impraegnari.

    Pneumatologia

  • Hanc vitam, hunc motum, hanc rerum essentiam, animam mundi philosophi vocaverunt, putantes coelestia corpora, solem dico lunam et stellas ipsumque firmamentum hujus animae virtute moveri et regi, et aquas, et terram, et aerem hujus semine impraegnari.

    Pneumatologia

  • Abusa. nam si ea durarent mihi, mulier mitteretur ad te, numquam quicquam poscerem. diem aquam solem lunam noctem, haec argento non emo: ceterum quae volumus uti Graeca mercamur fide.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • Si tu illum solem sibi solem esse diceres, se illum lunam credere esse et noctem qui nunc est dies.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

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