Definitions

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  • n. A seal.

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  • n. A seal.

Etymologies

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Latin

Examples

  • (Analogy, 7) "The feeling that harmonious simple order cannot be deceitful guides the discoverer both in the mathematical and in the other sciences, and is expressed by the Latin saying: simplex sigillum veri (simplicity is the seal of truth)."

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • "Simplex sigillum veri (simplicity is the seal of truth)"

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • In cujus rei testimonium presenti Carte nostre sigillum nostrum precipimus apponi.

    The Monastery

  • Simplex sigillum veri: the naked truth must be so simple and comprehensible that one can impart it to all in its true form without any admixture of myth and fable (a pack of lies) — in other words, without masking it as religion.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Sciendum ergò, cum ab eo petitur securus conductus, nemini denegare consueuit, sed datur petentibus communiter sigillum eius, in appenditione absque literis: hoc sigillum, pro vexillo in virga aut hasta dum peregrini ferunt, omnes Sarraceni videntes illud flexis genibus in terram se reuerenter inclinant, et portantibus omnem exhibent humanitatem.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Simplex sigillum veri: the naked truth must be so simple and intelligible that it can be imparted to all in its true form, without any admixture of myth and fable, without disguising it in the form of religion.

    Religion

  • Cuyne Cham super terram, Dei fortitudo: omnium hominum Imperatoris sigillum.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Sciendum erg�, cum ab eo petitur securus conductus, nemini denegare consueuit, sed datur petentibus communiter sigillum eius, in appenditione absque literis: hoc sigillum, pro vexillo in virga aut hasta dum peregrini ferunt, omnes Sarraceni videntes illud flexis genibus in terram se reuerenter inclinant, et portantibus omnem exhibent humanitatem.

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

  • In cuius rei firmius testimonium, sigillum nostrum appressum est.

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

  • In cuius rei testimonium, his pr鎠entibus manu nostra signatis, magnum sigillum nostrum regni nostri Anglei� apponi fecimus.

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

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