from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wound.


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  • So "vulnus" is frequently used by Virgil, and 'cf.'

    The Early Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson Alfred Tennyson Tennyson 1850

  • [6771] Peccatum vulnus, poenitentia medicinam: sin made the breach, repentance must help it; howsoever thine offence came, by error, sloth, obstinacy, ignorance, exitur per poenitentiam, this is the sole means to be relieved.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Hercules he hath any two fathers; for thou thyself hast peradventure more diseases than a horse, more infirmities of body and mind, a cankered soul, crabbed conditions, make the worst of it, as it is vulnus insanabile, sic vulnus insensibile, as it is incurable, so it is insensible.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Radatur caput et fiat cauterium in capite; procul dubio ista faciunt ad fumorum exhalationem; vidi melancholicum a fortuna gladio vulneratum, et cranium fractum, quam diu vulnus apertum, curatus optime; at cum vulnus sanatum, reversa est mania.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Nihil ita sanitatem impedit, ac remediorum crebra mutatio, nec venit vulnus ad cicatricem in quo diversa medicamenta tentantur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Sagitta quae animam penetrat, leviter penetrat, sed non leve infligit vulnus sup. cant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • If he strike us una eademque manus vulnus opemque feret, as it is with them that are wounded with the spear of Achilles, he alone must help; otherwise our diseases are incurable, and we not to be relieved.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Forma telo quovis acutior ad inferendum vulnus, perque oculos amatorio vulneri aditum patefaciens in animum penetrat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Ad Deum confugiamus, et peccatis veniam precemur, inde ad amicos, et cui plurimum tribuimus, nos patefaciamus totos, et animi vulnus quo affligimur: nihil ad reficiendum animum efficacius.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • And therefore belike Solomon, Prov.xiv. 13, calls it, the rotting of the bones, Cyprian, vulnus occultum;

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007


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