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  • Their input was invaluable and was all donated "ad majorem gloriam Dei."

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  • GDAM “to the greater glory of God” Gloriam Dei ad majorem: later to become the Jesuit motto

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  • Ad majorem dei gloriam is often shortened to AMDG.

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  • Adopting as sober and authentic history an Osirian-Hebrew myth which Philo and a host of Rabbis explain away, each after his own fashion, Christianity dwells, lovingly as it were, upon the “Fall” of man325 and seems to revel in the contemptible condition to which “original sin” condemned him; thus grovelling before God ad majorem Dei gloriam.

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  • Seneca prefers Zeno and Chrysippus, two doting stoics (he was so much enamoured of their works), before any prince or general of an army; and Orontius, the mathematician, so far admires Archimedes, that he calls him Divinum et homine majorem, a petty god, more than a man; and well he might, for aught I see, if you respect fame or worth.

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  • Non majorem voluptatem animo capiunt, quam qui feras insectantur, aut missis canibus, comprehendunt, quum retia trahentes, squamosas pecudes in ripas adducunt.

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  • A concilia Deorum rejectus et ad majorem ejus ignominiam,

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  • Multis videri poterit, majorem esso differentiam Simiae et


  • Cumque cognatis careat et amicis, majorem apud deos et apud homines misericordiam meretur.

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  • Quum dotem alibi multo majorem aspiciet, &c. 5174.

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