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  • Some are never without a difference, and commonly by amusing men with a subtilty, blanch the matter; of whom A. Gellius saith, Hominem delirum, qui verborum minutiis rerum frangit pondera.

    The Essays

  • Scio quam vana sit et inefficax humanorum verborum penes afflictos consolatio, nisi verbum Dei audiatur, a quo vita, refrigeratio, solatium, poenitentia.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In mundo splendor opum gloriae majestas, amicitiarum praesidia, verborum blanditiae, voluptatum omnis generis illecebrae, victoriae, triumphi, et infinita alia ab amore dei nos abstrahunt, &c. 6328.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Modo videamus sensum istarum verborum, ita intelligendum est, Natis pueris, pueri debent offerri xpisto ad hoc ut xpisti recipiant sacramenta. back

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

  • Pro certo ergò habeatis de his quæ vidi, et sensi, nullam possum vobis tradere æquipollentiam verborum, cùm quia grauissima erant, tum quia, singulis ne mihi deuotionem minueret non attendebam, tum etiam, quod præ horrore, labore, et dolore multa memoriæ non commendabam.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Imperatoris ipsius, vt nunquam ore proprio loquatur cum extraneo, quantumcunque magnus sit, sed audit et respondet per interpositam personam, et quandocunque negotium proponunt, vel Imperatoris responsionem audiunt illi, qui sub eo sunt, quantumcunque sint magni, flexis genibus vsque ad finem verborum persistunt.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Paucioribus sed intentior, et fida oratione; and in another place, speaking of his character of speech when he did anything that was gracious and popular, he saith, “That in other things he was velut eluctantium verborum;” but then again, solutius loquebatur quando subveniret.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • And Vlpianus de verborum significatione defineth Victus in the very same words.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Pro certo erg� habeatis de his qu� vidi, et sensi, nullam possum vobis tradere 鎞uipollentiam verborum, c鵰 quia grauissima erant, tum quia, singulis ne mihi deuotionem minueret non attendebam, tum etiam, quod pr� horrore, labore, et dolore multa memori� non commendabam.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • His auditis, comes militem, episcopus clericum, abbas monachum, ad veritatem verborum exsculpendam, Manicheti Constantinopolitano imperatori misere, adiectis regis sui literis et muneribus.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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