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  • Another, the Alleluia, is called "Loquebantur variis linguis," and although the score and sound file aren't available, I'm assuming it's this text:

    St. Mark Evangelist

  • Repleti sunt omnes Spiritu Sancto, et ceperunt loqui variis linguis.

    St. Mark Evangelist

  • Gratia et pulchritudo ita suaviter animos demulcent, ita vehementer alluciunt, et admirabiliter connectuntur, ut in inum confundant et distingui non possunt et sunt tanquam radii et splendores divini solis in rebus variis vario modo fulgentes.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Athanasius in his book, De variis quaest. prescribes as a present charm against devils, the beginning of the lxvii.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quot morborum sunt ideae, tot remediorum genera variis potentiis decorata.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Heinsius and Scaliger derive the word from the Greek, whence comes our English word satyr, but Casaubon, Dacier and Spanheim derive it from the Latin 'satura,' a plate filled with different kinds of food, and they refer to Porphyrion's 'multis et variis rebus hoc carmen refertum est.'

    Satyricon

  • Note 120: Must., p. 39, chap. 111: "Quid enim patiuntur infantes qui ante lavacrum aut in ipso lavacro didam accipiunt? scias eos variis et multis languoribus detineri." back

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

  • The largest and most valuable, had I been sensible of such things was a book of marvels by "the most miraculous mystagogue of nature": China monumentis, qua sacris quà profanis, nec non variis naturae & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata, by Athanasius Kircher.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Apud indigenas morbus hic eodem fere modo quo apud Europaeos sese ostendere videtur variis tamen ex causis etiam magis odiosum, eo praesertim quod pustulae rotundae, magnitudinem fere uncialem habentes, simul in cute exsurgunt.

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

  • Partridge. — “I remember the passage; it is an example under communis, alienus, immunis, variis casibus serviunt.”

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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