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  • According to the ancient canon law, a low requiem Mass could be celebrated only on days of semi-double, non-festive, non-privileged rite; so that, even præsente cadavere, if the rite of the day were double, although it were lesser, the Mass of the day had to be celebrated.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • It is forbidden to celebrate these Masses on any of the days mentioned above, upon which the anniversary Masses may not be celebrated, or on the days on which there is a feast of the Double Rite, even the Lesser, and therefore they are allowed only on semi-double, non-privileged days.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • He allowed six hits and just the one walk, striking out nine thanks to a curveball that betrayed him only on Stauffer's double. Chronicle

  • “Without trying to bully you or convince you I know more, which I do,” he said, his sadness erased with a cheeky grin, “I want you focused only on the Klub Kashmir case.”

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • The neshama can act only on the choices with which it is presented.


  • Although they appear there only on occasions, disjointedly, in a fragmentary way, and are moreover hidden in the expression of pious considerations, they really form a systematic whole; they show their author to have adopted a radically false but coherent system, which is fundamentally only a synthesis of the systems of Baius and Jansenius.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • A COUPLE FROM MILAN, CARLOTTA AND Louza, came up only on one or two weekends, the woman blond, plump, and pretty, and fond of swimming; the man aloof and averse to it.

    The Italian Summer

  • Imperfect or semi-proof is derived from the testimony of one witness only, or of several singular witnesses, or of two witnesses not entirely unshaken in their testimony or not beyond all suspicion; writings or instruments of a private character; a document admitted as authentic only on the strength of the handwriting; the necessary oath; presumption which is only probable, not conclusive; public report when legally proved.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • This Mass, however, may be celebrated only on days of the Semi-Double or the Simple Rite, exclusive of those days named above on which is forbidden to celebrate the anniversary

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • A vestige of the monastic imprisonment (which, of course, nowadays depends only on moral force) is found in the decree of Leo XIII (4 November, 1892), in which he declares that religious who have been ordained and wish to leave their order cannot, under pain of perpetual suspension, depart from the cloister (exire ex clausura) until they have been adopted by a bishop.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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