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  • O fili, mediocres divitiae hominibus conveniunt, nimia vero moles perniciosa.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 89: Must., pp. 15 — 16, esp.chap. 44: "Quomodo mense septimo agendae sunt gravidae mulieres? in omnibus patienter et quiete, ne nimia gestatione pecus iam perfectum foris excutiatur, siquidem etiam et septimani nasci possunt."

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

  • To these tortures of fear and sorrow, may well be annexed curiosity, that irksome, that tyrannising care, nimia solicitudo, [2362] superfluous industry about unprofitable things, and their qualities, as Thomas defines it: an itching humour or a kind of longing to see that which is not to be seen, to do that which ought not to be done, to know that

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cousin german to idleness, and a concomitant cause, which goes hand in hand with it, is [1558] nimia solitudo, too much solitariness, by the testimony of all physicians, cause and symptom both; but as it is here put for a cause, it is either coact, enforced, or else voluntary.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And as the bragging soldier vaunted in the comedy, nimia est miseria pulchrum esse hominem nimis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hypocon. si non adesset jecoris caliditas, Thermas laudarem, et si non nimia humoris exsiccatio esset metuenda.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Animi forte accidens quo quis rem habere nimia aviditate concupiscit, ut ludos venatores, aurum et opes avari.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Imprimis vero appetitus, seu concupiscentia nimia rei alicujus, honestae vel inhonestae, phantasiam laedunt; unde multi ambitiosi, philauti, irati, avari, insani, &c. Felix Plater, l. 3. de mentis alien.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Comestio superflua cibi, et potus quantitas nimia.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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