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  • "Aluid bonum est quod unusquisque magis multiplicabit possessionem suam insistens ei sollicitius tamquam propriae."

    The Justice of Distributism

  • Non quod de novo quid addere, aut a veteribus praetermissum, sed propriae exercitationis causa.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Perquam ridiculum est homines ex animi sententia vivere, et quae Diis ingrata sunt exequi, et tamen a solis Diis vella solvos fieri, quum propriae salutis curam abjecerint.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • This wisdom the Romans did take much knowledge of: Nam pol sapiens (saith the comical poet) fingit fortunam sibi; and it grew to an adage, Faber quisque fortunae propriae; and Livy attributed it to Cato the first, In hoc viro tanta vis animi et ingenii inerat, ut quocunque loco natus esset sibi ipse fortunam facturus videretur.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • True it is not even their astral bodies you are looking at, only their pictured representations, but the magic of their voices is there all the same and there is such an atmosphere of realism about the representations that you can scarcely believe the actors are not present in _propriae personae_.

    Marvels of Modern Science

  • Anglorum et linguae, sed et propriae nationi, propter linguarum diversitatem, infesta jugiter et crudelis.

    An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)

  • He also recognizes the bias of Licinius Macer: vii. 9, 5, 'quaesita ea propriae familiae laus leviorem auctorem Licinium facit.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Sed propriae sunt cognatae (consonantes) quae simili figuratione oris dicuntur, ut est B, F, R, M, P, quibus Cicero adjicit U, non eam quae accipitur pro vocali, sed eam quae consonantis obtinet vicem, et interposita vocali fit ut aliac quoque consonantes.

    The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it

  • Graeca scribimus (tum enim ab iisdem duas mutuamur) sed propriae, in

    The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it

  • Num mentem firma sibi ratione cohaerentem de statu propriae quietis amouebis?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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