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  • In Fessa plerumque morbosi, quod fructus comedant ter in die.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Democritus solet noctes et dies apud se degere, plerumque autem in speluncis, sub amaenis arborum umbris vel in tenebris, et mollibus herbis, vel ad aquarum crebra et quieta fluenta,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Gallorum; quod tot lites et causae forenses, aliae ferantur ex aliis, in immensum producantur, et magnos sumptus requirant unde fit ut juris administri plerumque nobilium possessiones adquirant, tum quod sumptuose vivant, et a mercatoribus absorbentur et splendissime vestiantur, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Luxuriant animi rebus plerumque secundis, men in [3842] prosperity forget God and themselves, they are besotted with their wealth, as birds with henbane: [3843] miserable if fortune forsake them, but more miserable if she tarry and overwhelm them: for when they come to be in great place, rich, they that were most temperate, sober, and discreet in their private fortunes, as

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Indignissimus plerumque praefertur, Vatinius Catoni, illaudatus laudatissimo;

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Natura aequa est, puerosque videmus mendicorum nulla ex parte regum filiis dissimiles, plerumque saniores.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et tragicus plerumque dolet sermone pedestri (Ars Poet., v. 95) — And oft the tragic language humbly flows (Francis).

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • For it is common with princes (saith Tacitus) to will contradictories, Sunt plerumque regum voluntates vehementes, et inter se contrariae.

    The Essays

  • [227] Sic plerumque agitat stultos inscitia, as he that examines his own and other men's actions shall find.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad interitum plerumque homines comitatur, licet medici levent plerumque, tamen non tollunt unquam, sed recidet acerbior quam antea minima occasione, aut errore.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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