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  • By the law of partitus sequitur ventrem, which is a law of nature as well as of nations, the child of a free mother was always free, no matter what its color or the status of its father, and many free colored people were of female Indian ancestry.

    The Free Colored People of North Carolina

  • Sed deficiente crumena: et crescente gula, quis te manet exitus — rebus in ventrem mersis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Laurence, [2994] prostibulum faeminae Messalina the empress, that by philters, and such kind of lascivious meats, use all means to [2995] enable themselves: and brag of it in the end, confodi multas enim, occidi vero paucas per ventrem vidisti, as that

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Si minus molestiae circa ventriculum aut ventrem, in iis cerebrum primario afficitur, et curare oportet hunc affectum, per cibos flatus exortes, et bonae concoctionis, &c. raro cerebrum afficitur sine ventriculo.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • His utendum saepius iteratis: a vehementioribus semper abstinendum ne ventrem exasperent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Natus sordido tuguriolo et paupere domo, qui vix milio rugientem ventrem, &c. 3674.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [1414] Strage animantium ventrem onerant, and rake over all the world, as so many [1415] slaves, belly-gods, and land-serpents, Et totus orbis ventri nimis angustus, the whole world cannot satisfy their appetite.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 118: Canon, 1.3.1, fol. 65vb: "Deinde fiat ut in primis super ventrem sui iaceat, postea supra dorsum, et preter hoc totum incessanter fricetur et prematur, et figuretur: deinde ad ipsum cum panno fasciandum est redeundum." back

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

  • Note 2: Delaborde, 1: 111: "Ad tactum clavi et spinee corone et brachii sancti Simeonis per totum ventrem pueri in modum crucis, eodem die ab imminenti periculo est liberatus; et pater suus Philippus rex in transmarinis partibus existens, eodem die et eadem hora, a consimili morbo curatus."

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

  • Cùm autem ad flumim peruenerunt, maiores habent rotundum ac letie corium, in cuius summitate per circuitum ansas erebras facientes funem imponunt ac stringunt, ita quod in circuitu quasi ventrem efficiunt, quem vestibus ac rebus cæteris replent, fortissimeque ad inuicem comprimunt.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

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