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  • Some folks began exchanging a 'verbum' (private vows between themselves) to signify to each other that they were one.


  • M. Whittaker says: surely verbum definiendum, clausa definiens if you un-distill the sense.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Definiendum

  • So, verbum sap., caveat emptor, and other similar cautionary adages.

    ”Crockefeller”: the story just keeps unfolding | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • As for the proscription being based on the application of Latin rules to English, that strikes me as doubtful, given that what is possibly the most famous sentence of Latin starts with a coordinating conjunction "Et verbum caro factum est..."

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  • Rule 88 of Boniface VIII also expressly states Certum est quod is committit in legem qui legem verbum complectens contra legis nititur — “It is certain that one sins against the rule who adheres to the letter and leaves aside the spirit.”


  • From Dei verbum: In His goodness and wisdom God chose to reveal Himself and to make known to us the hidden purpose of His will...

    Archive 2009-07-05

  • Even when Henry expounds the theory of the double exemplar, he always maintains that the divine exemplar acts on the verbum already formed by the intellect at the first level of knowledge, refining and transforming it into a second, more perfect, verbum that can represent the truth at the level of sincera veritas.

    Hitler's Angel (A Meta Christmas Carol)

  • Indeed, after the phantasms are impressed on the possible or potential intellect, making simple understanding possible, the intellect then forms complex judgments and produces its own species, or verbum (mental word), as a result of this activity.

    Hitler's Angel (A Meta Christmas Carol)

  • “Humanae litterae, verbum divinum, docta ignorantia negli ultimi scritti di Enrico Cornelio Agrippa.”

    Loss of Faith

  • But what sayeth the proverb, verbum sapienti — a word is more to him that hath wisdom than

    The Bride of Lammermoor


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