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  • O nimium faciles qui tristia crimina cæal [Editor: illegible character]

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Nisi certo constet nimium semen aut sanguinem causam esse, aut amor praecesserit, aut, &c. 2985.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Satis est dives qui pane non indiget; nimium potens qui servire non cogitur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Amicis nostris Rhodi dicito, ne nimium rideant, aut nimium tristes sint.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Insignis venatorum stultitia, et supervacania cura eorum, qui dum nimium venationi insistunt, ipsi abjecta omni humanitate in feras degenerant, ut Acteon, &c. 1873.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Saepius accidit melancholicis, ut nimium exsiccato cerebro vigiliis attenuentur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Carpunt alii Platonicam majestatem quod amori nimium indulserit, Dicearchus et alii; sed male.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But consider all those other unknown, concealed happinesses, which a poor man hath (I call them unknown, because they be not acknowledged in the world's esteem, or so taken) O fortunatos nimium bona si sua norint: happy they are in the meantime if they would take notice of it, make use, or apply it to themselves.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • "O fortunatos nimium, sua si bona norint, agricolas!"

    The Pope Speaks on Rural Life

  • Magnis tamen excidit ausis is a degree of praise which will always attend a noble and shining temerity, and a much better sign in a young fellow, than serpere humi, tutus nimium timidusque procellae.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

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