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  • Note 28: Including a fresco executed by Altachiero (ca. 1400) in the palace of Francesco il Vecchio da Carrara in Padua (see Cheles, Studiolo of Urbino, fig. 90) and illuminations from manuscripts of Petrarch's works, such as the De viris illustribus.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Wii haz a problum wif teh aowtsied rodintz hazzing teh bubonic plague adn teh hanta viris.

    Dad kitteh, put just a drop of scotch on da kibble - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Langshaw, although larger than the other mansions assembled at the head of the supposed Glendearg, has nothing about it more remarkable than the inscription of the present proprietor over his shooting lodge — Utinam hane eliam viris impleam amicis — a modest wish, which I know no one more capable of attaining upon an extended scale, than the gentleman who has expressed it upon a limited one.

    The Monastery

  • Religiosis viris Abbati et Conventui de Melross et eorum successoribus in perpetuum Centum Libras Sterlingorum Annui Redditus singulis annis percipiendas de firmis nostris Burgi Berwici super.

    The Monastery

  • Temperance is a bridle of gold, and he that can use it aright, [2941] ego non summis viris comparo, sed simillimum Deo judico, is liker a God than a man: for as it will transform a beast to a man again, so will it make a man a God.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aliquantulum tamen inde me solabor, quod una cum multis et sapientibus et celeberrimis viris ipse insipiens sim, quod se

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Differt enim ab ea quae viris et reliquis feminis communiter contingit, propriam habens causam.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Alexander Benedictus, of a maid that was mad, ob menses inhibitos, cum in officinam meritoriam incidisset, a quindecem viris eadem nocte compressa, mensium largo profluvio, quod pluribus annis ante constiterat, non sine magno pudore mane menti restituta discessit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Qui et in famulitio viris et feminis inserviunt, conclavia scopis purgant, patinas mundant, ligna portant, equos curant, &c. 1200.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Difficilis curatu in viris, multo difficilio in faeminis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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