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  • Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, qui abundantia pietatis tuæ et merita supplicum excedis et vota: effunde super nos misericordiam tuam, ut dimittas quæ conscientia metuit, et adjicias quod oratio non præsumit.

    A Little Rock'n'Roll with our Elevenses

  • Rex tremendæ majestatis, qui salvandos salvas gratis, salva me, fons pietatis.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Olivæ binæ pietatis unicæ, fide devotos, spe robustos maxime, fonte repletos caritatis geminæ

    Giovanni Vianini's

  • Tuque comploras Dominum, crucique impetu flagrans pietatis astas;

    July 22, The Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

  • [6390] Nam naturaliter (as Cardan writes) lex Christiana lex est pietatis, justitiae, fidei, simplicitatis, &c. But this error of his, Innocentius

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • As those Lombards beyond Seas, though with some reformation, mons pietatis, or bank of charity, as Malines terms it, cap.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2099] Nam qui ob literas emersisse illos credat, desipit; qui vero ingenii, eruditionis, experientiae, probitatis, pietatis, et Musarum id esse pretium putat (quod olim revera fuit, hodie promittitur) planissime insanit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quantiscumque sumptibus constet, lucrum est pietatis, si quidem inopes refrigerio isto juvamus.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Here's one labeled "fol. 16v (formerly 15v) 'Kyrie fons pietatis' (Tr or Mot only)":

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • He was strongly opposed to usury; to counteract the effects of usury on the poor, he advocated what were called montes pietatis, which were in essence municipal pawnshops where, for a small security or occasionally even no security, the poor could get small, short-term no-interest loans to help tide them over in a tight spot, with just a small flat fee to help support the operating costs.

    Archive 2005-10-01

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