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  • We speak of creatures as causes, but William says this is “ad sensum

    William of Auvergne

  • So it seems to me that Origen was boldly adventurous in bringing in any number of myths from his own day - but at the same time deeply rooted in the sensum fidelium - thus a true missionary like the Jesuits who wore saffron in Asia.

    Who is Origen?

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

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Per 24 horas sensum doloris omnem tollit, et ridere facit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • According to that axiom, visibile forte destruit sensum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sensibile forte destruit sensum, a strong object overcometh the sight, according to that axiom in philosophy: fulgorem solis ferre non potes, multo magis creatoris; if thou canst not endure the sunbeams, how canst thou endure that fulgor and brightness of him that made the sun?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Instat in matrice, quod sursum et deorsum ad odoris sensum praecipitatur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sanguis amasiae, ebibitus omnem amoris sensum tollit: Faustinam Marci Aurelii uxorem, gladiatoris amore captam, ita penitus consilio Chaldaeorum liberatam, refert

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • “Non est Deo difficile facere ut sapidus humor sit intra organum gustus, qui sensum illum intentionaliter afficere.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Oraculum est, vivida saepe ingenia, luxuriare hac et evanescere multosque sensum penitus amisisse.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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