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  • Johannes de la Casa, Beventinus Episcopus, divinum opus vocat, suave scelus, adeoque jactat, se non alia, usum Venere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It troubles many that are poor, they account of it as a great plague, curse, a sign of God's hatred, ipsum scelus, damned villainy itself, a disgrace, shame and reproach; but to whom, or why?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et horrendum sane dictu, quantum apud nos patrum memoria, scelus detestandum hoc saevierit!

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The common example of this, is that noted passage in Cicero which every schoolboy knows: "Facinus est vincire civem Romanum; scelus verberare, prope parricidium, necare; quid dicam in crucem tollere."

    languagehat.com: AS EVERY SCHOOLBOY KNOWS.

  • Nam licet politici quidam hoc vel illud scelus impunitum omittant, non debet tota gens, non leges, non boni et pij omnes, eo nomine in ius vocari, aut male audire.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Nam licet politici quidam hoc vel illud scelus impunitum omittant, non debet tota gens, non leges, non boni et pij omnes, eo nomine in ius vocari, aut male audire.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • And yet we see though these be true degrees, Samuel teacheth us that they are all of a nature, when there is once a receding from the Word of God; for so he saith, Quasi peccatum ariolandi est repugnare, et quasi scelus idololatriae nolle acquiescere.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • "Nullum scelus rationem habet —" He pointed at Kurtz.

    Hardcase

  • Speaking of another sense, Estius [24] himself on the place adds, as that which he approves: “Hic intellectus explicandus est per commentarium Græcorum Chrysostomi et cæterorum; quia peccatum emphatic hōs interpretantur magnum peccatorem; ac si dicat apostolus, nostri causa tractavit eum tanquam ipsum peccatum, ipsum scelus, id est, tanquam hominem insigniter sceleratum, ut in quo posuerit iniquitates omnium nostrum.”

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Lucretius asks the same question: — "Quod si Juppiter atque alii fulgentia divi terrifico quatiunt sonitu cælestia templa et jaciunt ignem quo qoiquest cumque voluptas, cur quibus incautum scelus aversabile cumquest non faciunt icti flammas ut fulguris halent pectore perfixo, documen mortalibus acre, et potius nulla sibi turpi conscius in re volvitur in flammis innoxius inque peditur turbine cælesti subito correptus et igni? cur etiam loca sola petunt frustraque laborant?"

    Lunheng

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