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  • Dietae salutis: avaritia est amor immoderatus pecuniae vel acquirendae, vel retinendae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Poculum quasi sinus in quo saepe naufragium faciunt, jactura tum pecuniae tum mentis Erasm. in Prov. calicum remiges. chil.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Melancholia semper venit ab jacturam pecuniae, victoriae, repulsam, mortem liberorum, quibus longo post tempore animus torquetur, et a dispositione sit habitus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I will say nothing of those prodigious prodigals, perdendae pecuniae, genitos, as he [1885] taxed Anthony, Qui patrimonium sine ulla fori calumnia amittunt, saith [1886] Cyprian, and [1887] mad sybaritical spendthrifts,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We see likewise, after that the state of Rome was not itself, but did degenerate, how that person that took upon him to be counsellor to Julius Caesar after his victory where to begin his restoration of the state, maketh it of all points the most summary to take away the estimation of wealth: Verum haec et omnia mala pariter cum honore pecuniae desinent; si neque magistratus, neque alia vulgo cupienda, venalia erunt.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Porro fuit, ipsis evacuantibus saccos suos, ecce, uniuscujusque ligatura pecuniae suae erat in sacco suo: et viderunt ligaturas pecuniarum suarum, ipsi, et pater eorum, et timuerunt.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Si enim Alexander magnam vim pecuniae suppeditavit

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • On the evidence of the lexica, however, Gronovius 'distinction breaks down, since _discernere_ meaning' decide, determine, make out 'is common enough: compare Sallust _Cat_ 25 3' pecuniae an famae minus parceret haud facile _discerneres_ ', Cic _Rep_ 2 6' ne nota quidem ulla pacatus an hostis sit _discerni_ ac iudicari potest ', Varro _LL_ VII 17' quo

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Ac ni G. Memmius, tribunus plebis designatus, vir acer et infestus potentiae nobilitatis, populum Romanum edocuisset id agi, ut per paucos factiosos Jugurthae scelus condonaretur, profecto omnis invidia prolatandis consultationibus dilapsa foret: tanta vis gratiae atque pecuniae regis erat.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Sed gloriae maximum certamen inter ipsos erat: sic se quisque hostem ferire, murum ascendere, conspici, dum tale facinus faceret, properabat; eas [58] divitias, eam bonam famam magnamque nobilitatem putabant; laudis avidi, pecuniae liberales erant; gloriam ingentem, divitias honestas volebant.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

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