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  • In secundis meditare, quo pacto feras adversa: or out of mature judgment to avoid the effect, or disannul the cause, as they do that are troubled with toothache, pull them quite out.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Etsi omnes putredini sunt obnoxii, ubi secundis mensis, incepto jam priore, devorentur, commodi succi prosunt, qui dulcedine sunt praediti.

    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

  • We will not suffer them to be in secundis, no, not in tertiis; what, Mecum confertur Ulysses? they are

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [1229] Tritemius in his book de septem secundis, assigns names to such angels as are governors of particular provinces, by what authority I know not, and gives them several jurisdictions.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • (Vitam autem relinquendam esse bonis in nimiis quidem miseriis pravis vero in nimium quoque secundis) And similarly: [Greek: Dio kai gamaesein, kai paidopoiaesesthai, kai politeusesthai], etc.; [Greek: kai katholou taen aretaen aokounta kai menein en to bio, kai palin, ei deoi, pote di anankas apallagaesesthai, taphaes pronoaesanta] etc.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Your Honour, your friends here don't see you in comparison to men or to other governors, but we do recognize in you the extreme of goodness and your governorship will always be "nuli secundis," second to none.

    Dinner in Honour of The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario The Honourable Pauline McGibbon

  • Nulli unquam principum in secundis agenti illos fictos plausus vel metus dedit, vel adulatio vendidit, quàm hic verissimos expressere fuga, carcer, theatrum et illa omnium funestissima securis, qua obstupe, fecit hostes moriens et cæsus triumphavit.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • At Numidae saepe antea vineis Romanorum subversis, item incensis, non castelli moenibus sese tutabantur; sed pro muro dies noctesque agitare, maledicere Romanis ac Mario vecordiam objectare; militibus nostris Jugurthae servitium minari, secundis rebus feroces esse.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • "In omnibus secundis feriis dent illis ova quatuor uniquique clerico pinguia, cum bono _Sabrierio_."

    Notes and Queries, Number 43, August 24, 1850


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