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  • Here we have what appears to be the same distinction as in (a): an idea may be considered or “taken” (sumpta) in terms of what it is actually, intrinsically, in itself, i.e. an operation or act of thought, or it may be taken in terms of the external thing it contains or represents.

    Descartes' Theory of Ideas

  • Et dixit Adam, Hac vice os est ex ossibus meis, et caro ex carne mea: et vocabitur Virissa, quia ex viro sumpta est ista.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • Artists sought to represent not only the traditional individual virtues, but “virtue in general” (virtus generaliter sumpta), and some complained that the existing iconographical tra - dition offered no models for them to follow.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Yet this may not have been all that was meant by virtus generaliter sumpta under the aspect of

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • _BCMFHL_ (uix _ex_ uin _C, ut uid_) uix sumpta ... tabella _T_ assumpte

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • 'Mox ubi bulla rudi demissast aurea collo, matris et ante deos libera sumpta toga, tum tibi pauca suo de carmine dictat Apollo et vetat insano verba tonare foro.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • 'Liberior fratri sumpta mihique toga est, induiturque umeris cum lato purpura clavo'; l.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • This was Jupiter's first use of the weapon: see _Fast_ III 439-40 'fulmina post ausos caelum adfectare Gigantas/sumpta Ioui: _primo tempore inermis erat_'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Sed si tempore generationis facta est, uidetur putare et ante generationem fuisse humanam carnem non a Maria sumptam sed aliquo modo alio praeparatam, Mariam uero uirginem appositam ex qua caro nasceretur quae ab ea sumpta non esset, illam uero carnem quae antea fuerit esse et diuisam atque a diuinitatis substantia separatam; cum ex uirgine natus est, adunatum esse deo, ut una uideretur facta esse natura.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Ex nullo igitur talis sumpta est caro; unde fit ut nouiter uideatur esse formata.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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