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  • I can say with Ovid, video meliora proboque, deteriora sequor* (* I see and approve better things, but follow the worse which I condemn.).

    Isabelle

  • I'm so sorry, Curt, but in the words of the great Ovid: "Video meliora proboque deteriora sequor."

    Archive 2009-02-08

  • "Italiam non sponte sequor," he says to Dido when commanded by Mercury to lift anchor and raise sails.

    An Epic Undertaking

  • "Italiam non sponte sequor," he says to Dido when commanded by Mercury to lift anchor and raise sails.

    An Epic Undertaking

  • Geiton the hero, a handsome, curly-pated hobbledehoy of seventeen, with his câlinerie and wheedling tongue, is courted like one of the sequor sexus: his lovers are inordinately jealous of him and his desertion leaves deep scars upon the heart.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • One of them is Video meliora, proboque; Detoriora sequor.

    Turning point

  • One of them is Video meliora, proboque; Detoriora sequor.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • "Italiam non sponte sequor," he says to Dido when commanded by Mercury to lift anchor and raise sails.

    An Epic Undertaking

  • I am of Catullus 'opinion, and make the same apology in mine own behalf; Hoc etiam quod scribo, pendet plerumque ex aliorum sententia et auctoritate; nec ipse forsan insanio, sed insanientes sequor.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Comedi ad satietatem, gravitas me offendit; parcius edi, non est expletum desiderium; venereas delicias sequor, hinc morbus, lassitudo, &c. 3880.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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