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  • Then Sabbah laughed and said, “I think this waste of breath de noteth the nearness of thy death.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Also, as Machiavel noteth well, when princes, that ought to be common parents, make themselves as a party, and lean to a side, it is as a boat, that is overthrown by uneven weight on the one side; as was well seen, in the time of Henry the Third of France; for first, himself entered league for the extirpation of the

    The Essays

  • Lucan noteth well the state of Rome before the Civil War,

    The Essays

  • Titus Livius noteth, in the case of Antiochus and the AEtolians,

    The Essays

  • And therefore, as Machiavel well noteth (though in an evil – favored instance), there is no trusting to the force of nature, nor to the bravery of words, except it be corroborate by custom.

    The Essays

  • [5067] Castilio noteth, in the night, Diem ut glis odit, taedarum lucem super omnia mavult, she hateth the day like a dormouse, and above all things loves torches and candlelight, and if she must come abroad in the day, she covets, as [5068] in a mercer's shop, a very obfuscate and obscure sight.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Moreouer, he noteth much vnmanerliness of eating and drinking at bankets.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • So it cometh often to pass that mean and small things discover great, better than great can discover the small; and therefore Aristotle noteth well, “That the nature of everything is best seen in his smallest portions.”

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Sallust noteth that it is usual with kings to desire contradictories: Sed plerumque regiae voluntates, ut vehementes sunt, sic mobiles, saepeque ipsae sibi advers.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • And Plato in his “Theaetetus” noteth well, “That particulars are infinite, and the higher generalities give no sufficient direction; and that the pith of all sciences, which maketh the artsman differ from the inexpert, is in the middle propositions, which in every particular knowledge are taken from tradition and experience.”

    The Advancement of Learning


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