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  • As engineers, rather than ex pauci plures (out of few many), they chose e pluribus unum - out of many minds and ideas and approaches, they would make rather than defer the difficult decisions; they would design based on the ideal, and not the compromise.


  • Is ago tamen pauci miles sursum via quod has perfectus pro annus quod gestum in mens schola est in Trado miles absentis ut per a congruo.

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  • [451] Rari quippe boni — — — For one virtue you shall find ten vices in the same party; pauci Promethei, multi Epimethei.

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  • That which is more to be lamented, they are mad like Seneca's blind woman, and will not acknowledge, or [392] seek for any cure of it, for pauci vident morbum suum, omnes amant.

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  • Ad generum Cereris sine caede et sanguine pauci descendunt reges, et sicca morte tyranni.

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  • Ex innumerabilibus, pauci Senatores genere nobiles, e consularibus pauci boni, e bonis adhuc pauci eruditi.

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  • Non pauci se cruciant, et excarnificant in tantum, ut non parum absint ab insania; neque tamen aliud hac mentis anxietate efficiunt, quam ut diabolo potestatem faciant ipsos per desperationem ad infernos producendi.

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  • Beata civitas non ubi pauci beati, sed tota civitas beata.

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  • Ars vera est, sed pauci artifices reperiuntur; the art is true, but there be but a few that have skill in it.

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  • [4001] Ad generum Cereris sine caede et sanguine pauci

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