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  • The Westminster Hymnal has the tunes 'Lux in tenebris' and 'Lux beninga'.

    Lead Kindly Light...

  • In tenebris metuunt — — — as children in the dark conceive hobgoblins, and are so afraid, they are the worse for it all their lives.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5593] Catiline killed his only son, misitque ad orci pallida, lethi obnubila, obsita tenebris loca, for the love of Aurelia Oristella, quod ejus nuptias vivo filio recusaret.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Democritus solet noctes et dies apud se degere, plerumque autem in speluncis, sub amaenis arborum umbris vel in tenebris, et mollibus herbis, vel ad aquarum crebra et quieta fluenta,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We must acknowledge, with Petronius, “Quid-quid luce fuit, tenebris agit.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

    O Antiphons: O Oriens

  • O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel, qui aperis, et nemo claudit, cludis, et nemo aperuit: veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris, sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

    O Antiphons: O Clavis David

  • Iuxta hoc regnum Abchaz habetur vnum minum et mirabile, nam magnus est territorij locus dictus Hamson, et continens in circuitu spacium viæ quatuor diætarum: videter semper opertus tenebris densis vt nemo audeat illic intrare profundè, quoniam si qui presumpserint, non sunt visi reuerti.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Sed cùm ipsi, vt supradictum est, in tenebris ambulant, idcircò ignorantes Dei iustitiam, statuere volunt iustitiam, imo iniustitiam quam fabricant in corde suo, quia nos de cruce Christi scriptum nouimus, benedictum est lignum per quod fit iustitia.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Ille ergò qui fide sanctæ Trinitatis carent, et Christum qui est vera lux ignorant, in tenebris ambulant.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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