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  • Qui se' a noi meridiana face di caritate, e giuso, intra ' mortali, se' di speranza fontana vivace.

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  • Qui se' a noi meridiana face di caritate, e giuso, intra ' mortali, se' di speranza fontana vivace.

    The Living Spring of Hope

  • -Of men or animals, seed, race: genitus de semine Iovis, son of Jupiter, O.: ipsa regio semine orta, L.: mortali semine cretus, of mortal race, O.: virtus propria Romani seminis, i. e. an inborn characteristic of the Romans.

    If you don't see it, you're part of the problem.

  • Exsiccat corpus, spiritus consumit, &c. caveant ab hoc sicci, velut inimico mortali.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5312] Calisto was at Malebaeas 'presence, Quis unquam hac mortali vita, tam gloriosum corpus vidit? humanitatem transcendere videor., &c. who ever saw so glorious a sight, what man ever enjoyed such delight?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sin–according to him–"lives" in us when it dominates us to the point of becoming the effective inspiration of our actions: Non ergo regnet peccatum in vestro mortali corpore ut obediatis concupiscentiis eius: "Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal bodies, to make you obey their passions" Rom 6:12.

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  • _N. D._ ii, 59 mortali, _Lucr. _ v, 65. quid hoc, _Sest.

    New Latin Grammar

  • Rope-dancers performed the most dangerous dances and _salti-mortali_.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • [Footnote A: _Salti mortali_ are those prodigious efforts of mental arithmetic by which Italian waiters, in verbally presenting your account, arrive at six as the product of two and two.]

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 117, July, 1867.

  • "Eodem modo, Sanchez damnat virum de mortali, qui, in actu copulæ, immiteret digitum in vas præposterum uxoris; quia, ut ait, in hoc actu adest affectus ad Sodomiam" (Liguori, tom.vi. p. 935).

    The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional

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