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  • Filii ex senibus nati, raro sunt firmi temperamenti, old men's children are seldom of a good temperament, as Scoltzius supposeth, consult.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quum omnibus infideles foeminae, senibus infidelissimae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Multis, et praesertim senibus ira impotens insaniam fecit, et importuna calumnia, haec initio perturbat animum, paulatim vergit ad insaniam.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 24: Auctarium Mortui Maris, ed.L. Bethmann, MGH SS 6.467: Eodem tempore in regno Francorum pueri et puelle cum aliquibus adolescentulis et senibus … processiones faciebant, et per urbes, vicos et castella canentes ibant, Gallice proclamantes: Domine Deus, exalta christianitatem!

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

  • _Loqui senibus res est gratissima_, says your favourite Palingenius, the very mention of whose name gives me new life; for the _regeneration_ forms almost the sole topic of my meditations, and in this do I exercise myself that

    Andrew Melville Famous Scots Series

  • Matrona inter primas honesta, Philomela nomine quae multas saepe hereditates officio aetati extorserat, tum anus et floris extincti, filium filiamque ingerebat orbis senibus, et per hanc successionem artem suam perseverabat extendere.

    The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter

  • Vos bonae senibus uiris cognitae bene feminae, collocate puellulam.

    Iunia weds with Manlius

  • Another poem on a like theme shows a different and more fantastic, but scarcely less pleasing vein (v. 37): puella senibus dulcior mihi cycnis, agna Galaesi mollior Phalantini, concha Lucrini delicatior stagni, cui nec lapillos praeferas Erythraeos nec modo politum pecudis Indicae dentem nivesque primas liliumque non tactum; quae crine vicit Baetici gregis vellus

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Puella senibus dulcior mihi cygnis, agna Galaesi mollior Phalantini, concha Lucrini delicatior stagni, 30 cui nec lapillos praeferas Erythraeos, nec modo politum pecudis Indicae dentem niuesque primas liliumque non tactum; quae crine uicit Baetici gregis uellus

    In Memoriam

  • Praetereo, libet enim praeterire communia, sumptas in adulescentia negatas senibus dignitates; ad singularem felicitatis tuae cumulum uenire delectat.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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