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  • "You stayed too long," said the other, "at the _famularumque tuarum_; the rubric says _nullus nimis immoretur_, you know; -- _nimis immoretur_."

    The King's Achievement

  • Catching up a bit on my blog reading (I'm trying to stay off the internet more during Lent) -- I liked these two blogs about food (actually, three, I guess): revelation on the gluttony front by bearing blog .... about what Aquinas called nimis, I think.

    Sierra Highlands

  • Note 37: "Siquidem quamuis beata illa soror in silencii observacione sollicita fuerit nimis, nunquam transgrediens et infringend legem silencii in vita sua, tamen cum graciam illuminantem se minus solito se habere conspexit, strictissimum sibi ipsi silencium indixit, tanquam os ad loquendum ey aures ad audiendum non haberet; ..."

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • To level-headed Romans, whose balancing motto was ne quid nimis

    A More Literary Amour

  • This is another example of a long hymn broken up into shorter ones for use at the various Office hours of a particular feast or season; the Ut queant laxis section about the first third of the hymn is used at Vespers; the Antra deserti teneris sub annis section is used at Matins; and the O nimis felix, meritique celsi section is used at Lauds.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • O nimis felix meritique celsi nesciens labem nivei pudoris, prepotens martyr heremique cultor, maxime vatum!

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Veritas, laborans nimis saepe, extinguitur nunquam.

    What is Christianity?

  • Palladian - I thought about getting the bumper sticker that says "Si hoc adfixum in obice legere potes, et liberaliter educatus et nimis propinquus ades."

    Annoying and pretentious terms.

  • [1414] Strage animantium ventrem onerant, and rake over all the world, as so many [1415] slaves, belly-gods, and land-serpents, Et totus orbis ventri nimis angustus, the whole world cannot satisfy their appetite.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Asperae facetiae, ubi nimis ex vero traxere, acrem sui memoriam relinquunt, a bitter jest leaves

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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