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  • Habicht, x.p. vi., refers to the following: — Historia decem Vezirorum et filii regis Azad – Bacht insertis XIII. aliis narrationibus, in usum tironum Cahirensem, edid.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Puzzling over the issue of the child's faith, Innocent III took this concept of the child's potential, or future, and incorporated that into a distinction between two types of faith, fides in usum and fides in habitum.

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

  • Serica quando venerint in usum planissime non acio: suspicor tamen in

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • [23] the classics will soon by published Lucan [24] particularly I suppose in usum republicæ.

    Letter 34

  • In this liturgical Latin the requirements demanded by Hilary for the style of the Christian exegete are realized to the full: Non enim secundum sermonis nostri usum promiscuam in his oportet esse facilitatem: "There is no place here for the loose facility of the colloquial language" (In Ps. 13.1).

    Liturgical English and the Hieratic Tradition

  • Well, ab abusu ad usum non valet consequentia, okay?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Gentlemen’s Club.

  • In both cases the "debunkers" may have been wrong about principles and may have forgotten the maxim, abusus non tollit usum* but in both cases they were pretty right about matter of fact.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • History is of two kinds — there is the official history taught in schools, a lying compilation ad usum delphini; and there is the secret history which deals with the real causes of events — a scandalous chronicle.

    Eve and David

  • If an unfortunate philosopher, without intending the least harm, takes it into his head that the earth turns round, or to imagine that light comes from the sun, or to suppose that matter may contain some other properties than those with which we are acquainted, he is cried down as a blasphemer, and a disturber of the public peace; and yet there are translations in usum

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • For yourselves, it is of little consequence to have caused to be printed “ad usum Delphini,” the atheism of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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