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  • Epist. ad Petas. in regno Franciae omnibus scribendi datur libertas, paucis facultas.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Principibus et doctoribus deliberandum relinquo, ut arguantur auctorum furta et milies repetita tollantur, et temere scribendi libido coerceatur, aliter in infinitum progressura.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Legendi cupidiores, quam ego scribendi, saith Lucian.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • 'Tis most true, tenet insanabile multos scribendi cacoethes, and [72] there is no end of writing of books, as the wiseman found of old, in this [73] scribbling age, especially wherein [74] the number of books is without number, (as a worthy man saith,) presses be oppressed, and out of an itching humour that every man hath to show himself, [75] desirous of fame and honour

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Idcirco vt et alijs, qui vel antè me in partibus illis steterunt, vel ituri sunt, maneat locus narrandi siue scribendi, modum huius pono tractatus, potius decurtans quàm complens, quoniam aliàs loquendi non esset finis, nec aures implerentur auditu.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Juvenal wrote that an incurable itch for scribbling cacoethes scribendi takes possession of many, and grows inveterate in their insane breast.

    Tracking Route 128….D.C. Churbuck Reports

  • Boredom, a cluttered mind, and a terminal case of cacoethes scribendi.

    Tracking Route 128….D.C. Churbuck Reports

  • Idcirco vt et alijs, qui vel ant� me in partibus illis steterunt, vel ituri sunt, maneat locus narrandi siue scribendi, modum huius pono tractatus, potius decurtans qu鄊 complens, quoniam ali鄐 loquendi non esset finis, nec aures implerentur auditu.

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

  • Animum diuinis exercendo studijs, noctes trahebat insomnes, et qu鎠ita scribendi diuerticula per otium frequentabat: Imperium oratione, ac Sanctis operationibus continendum ratus, Egregius Christian� disciplin� pr鎐o, filios ac proceres docuit, pietatem diuitijs omnibus, atque ade� ipsi anteferre totius mundi Monarchi�.

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

  • He suffers from a curious form of that unhappy disease cacoëthes scribendi, which produces some remarkable distortions.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

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  • to write or compose

    July 30, 2009