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  • _ -- Iron; salt, Siam; nankeen; Madras, Europe, and China cotton cloth, coarse and fine; Bugis and Pulicat sarongs; gold and other threads, of sorts and colors; brass wire, of sizes; iron pans from Siam, called qualis; chintzes, of colors and sorts; coarse red broadcloth, and other sorts of different colors; China crockery; gunpowder; muskets; flints; handkerchiefs (Pulicat and

    The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido For the Suppression of Piracy

  • Although it appears to be a random string of words, it is actually phonetically similar to “Non sum qualis eram”, Latin for “I am not as I was,” or more aptly said, “I am not what I used to be.”

    Revolution and Evolution, Part 2 (The Dean Koontz edition) | Johnny B. Truant

  • Note 130: Zeitschrift für deutsche Alterthum 29 (1885): 350 — "cultro qui puerum sacrifex in frusta secaret/talem qualis erat, quem sancta Maria tenebat/[depictum] gremio."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Venus ipsa non placeret comis nudata, capite spoliata, si qualis ipsa Venus cum fuit virgo omni gratiarum choro stipata, et toto cupidinun populo concinnata, baltheo suo cincta, cinnama fragrans, et balsama, si calva processerit, placere non potest

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Solaris: ut divinam aspicias pulchritudinem, demitte materiam, demitte sensum, et Deum qualis sit videbis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Miser est qui se beatissimum non judicat, licet imperet mundo non est beatus, qui se non putat: quid enim refert qualis status tuus sit, si tibi videtur malus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quisve aut qualis sit humor aut quae istius differentiae, et quomodo gignantur in corpore, scrutandum, hac enim re multi veterum laboraverunt, nec facile accipere ex Galeno sententiam ob loquendi varietatem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • + “Cuperem notum esse quod sim non opto ut sciatur qualis sim.”

    Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial

  • Et si percontaretur me quisquam an exultare mallem, an metuere, responderem, exultare: et si rursus interrogaret an ego talis essem, an qualis nunc sum, me ipsis curis confectum eligerem; sed perversitate, non veritate.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I hope your pleasure will continue qualis ab incepto, &c.

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

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