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  • For example, one of the "naive" economists, Werner Sombart cites Heinrich von Langenstein (1325-97) to the effect that "if the public authorities fail to fix a price, the producer may set it himself, but he should not charge more for his labor and expenses than would enable him to maintain his status (per quanto res suas vendendo statum suum continuare posit)."

    Corporation Christendom Part One

  • Outside the state (the commonwealth, the statum civitatis), says Hobbes, the individual may feel he enjoys perfect liberty, but that liberty does him no good.

    Diary of a Bad Year

  • Succinum vero albissimum confortat ventriculum, statum discutit, urinam movet, &c. 4328.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [473] Aristotle, Polit.lib. 3, cap. 4, calls Commune bonum, Polybius lib. 6, optabilem et selectum statum, that country is free from melancholy; as it was in Italy in the time of Augustus, now in China, now in many other flourishing kingdoms of Europe.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 42: Moneta, 4.1.4: "Ex praedictis patet, quod pueri non baptizati non erunt in judicio ex parte illorum, quibus dicetur: Venite benedicti Patris mei, nec ex parte aliorum, quibus dicetur: discedite maledicti, ut dicit B. Augustinus, qui ait statum medium fore, sicut etiam status medius est inter facere bonum, & facere malum."

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

  • Audistis statum magnatum et nobilium esse permagnificum, et gloriosum, sed sciatis longè secus esse apud communes et priuatos homines tam in ciuitatibus quam in forensibus totius Tartariae.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • [Note 79: Hoc plerumque menstruis jam primum venientibus factum est: saepe autem puellis propter timorem statum suam celantibus, aut aliqua alia ex causa, opus quod tempore menstruali fieri prorsus necessarium est, in proxima differtur.]

    An account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans, by Edward John Eyre

  • Et notandum, quòd per totam patriam singulæ mulieres maritatæ, vt intelligantur maritis subiectæ, et vt discernantur à solutis, gestant in capitis summitate similitudinem pedis viri, longitudinis brachij et dimidij, quadam leui materia operatam: videlicet nobiles de sericosis operibus pannorum, seu alijs raris et pulchris pannis, et preciosis lapillis, et ignobiles iuxta statum suum de materia communiori.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Verùm victum et statum longè alium habent, de qua re hactenus.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Certè alium esse statum nostri corporis quàm iumentorum (nam præter duos pedes etiam manus habemus et corpore ac vultu sursum erecto incedimus) alium item ordinem et conditionem nostram ducimus.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

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