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  • Oh — and as far as the libertarian maxim of sic utere...

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Step Toward Sanity on Medical Marijuana

  • Sometime around the (previous) turn of the century, the story continues, the principle changed from the old sic utere to the new principle of salus populi est suprema lex (the good of the public is the supreme law), suggesting that states could regulate as they chose so long as they claimed to be working to promote the public safety, welfare, or morality.

    Think Progress » Mark you calendar.

  • [3533] Utere convivis, non tristibus utere amicis,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Da verbenam in potu et non erigetur virga sex diebus; utere mentha sicca cum aceto, genitalia illinita succo hyoscyami aid cicutae, coitus appelitum sedant, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Denique sit finis querendi, cumque habeas plus, pauperiem metuas minis, et finire laborem incipias, partis quod avebas, utere

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Of this composition is a bathfloor, where a family of Cupids, in the centre of the pavement, welcome you with a _utere feliciter_, (may it do you good.)

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 56, No. 345, July, 1844

  • Id adeo experiri licet: [619] arma, viros, pecuniam, postremo quidquid animo libet, sume, utere; et quoad vives, nunquam tibi redditam gratiam putaveris; semper apud me integra [620] erit; denique nihil me sciente frustra voles.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Non sic prata nouo uere decentia aestatis calidae despoliat uapor, 5 saeuit solstitio cum medius dies et noctes breuibus praecipitant rotis languescunt folio et lilia pallido: ut gratae capiti deficiunt comae et fulgor teneris qui radiat genis10 momento rapitur nullaque non dies formonsi spolium corporis abstulit. res est forma fugax: quis sapiens bono confidat fragili? dum licet, utere. tempus te tacitum subruit, horaque15 semper praeterita deterior subit.

    Fatal Beauty

  • That is a vein which would be bridled: Parce, puer, stimulis, et fortius utere loris.

    XXXII. Of Discourse

  • The only drag upon human acts of every kind is now that great political maxim, the non-observance of which has often deluged the earth with blood; “Sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas,” which is to say: So use thine own as not to injure thy neighbor.

    Ninon de L'Enclos the Celebrated Beauty of the 17th Century

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