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  • The parrot says "my name is pedro and his name is Jesus" at that time the light falls on a large German Shepard and the parrot says "siccum jesus."

    A Brief History of Wildcatting

  • Contemplatio cerebrum exsiccat et extinguit calorem naturalem, unde cerebrum frigidum et siccum evadit quod est melancholicum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad extinguendum coitum, ungantur membra genitalia, et renes et pecten aqua in qua opium Thebaicum sit dissolutum; libidini maxime contraria camphora est, et coriandrum siccum frangit coitum, et erectionem virgae impedit; idem efficit synapium ebibitum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Per octo dies alvum siccum habet, et nihil reddit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 30: Annales Scheftlarienses maiores, ed.P. Jaffé, MGH SS 17.338: "Eodem anno quidam puer nomine Nicolaus surrexit, qui multitudinem puerorum et mulierum sibi aggregavit, cum quibus Ierusalem, crucem dominicam liberaturus, iussu angelico adire debere, mare sicut quondam populo Israelitico siccum iter prebere, asserebat." back

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

  • Note 31: Salimbene de Adam Chronica, ed.O. Holder-Egger, MGH SS 32.30: "Eodem anno, scilicet MCCXII, trium puerorum quasi duodennium, qui se visionem vidisse dicebant, crucis signaculum assumentium in partibus Colonie persuasu multitudo innumera pauperum utriusque sexus et puerorum de Theotonia peregrinantium in Ytalia crucesignatorum accessit, unanimi corde et una voce dicentium se per siccum maria transituros et terram sanctam Ierusalem in Dei potentia recuperaturos; sed demum quasi evanuit universa." back

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

  • For what is not to our interest mostly seems absurd to us; our intellect being no siccum lumen.

    The Art of Controversy

  • Incolæ annum fertilem fore, vel sterilem, siccum vel humidum, calidum, vel frigidum: hæc loca vocant caminos

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Incol� annum fertilem fore, vel sterilem, siccum vel humidum, calidum, vel frigidum: h鎐 loca vocant caminos

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

  • Priest of the English Creed, le gros bon sens, with the lumen siccum ac purum notionum verarum.

    The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

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