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NUNCIUS, international law, A messenger, a minister; the pope's legate, commonly called a nuncio. It is used to express that a will or testament. has been made verbally, and not in writing, Vide Testament nuncupative; Will, nuncupative; 1 Williams on Exec. 59; Swinb. Index, h.t.; Ayl. Pand. 359; 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 288; Roberts on Wills, h.t.; 4 Kent, Com. 504; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 436.

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Dick, a twentieth-century scholar whose research of the play is extensive, comments, "On the day Galileo's Sidereus Nuncius .
El Sidereus nuncius, publicado en 1610, fue el primer tratado cientifico basado en observaciones astronomicas realizadas con un telescopio.
Es asistente de investigacion del Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE) y cofundador del grupo de investigacion Sidereus Nuncius, que trabaja en coordinacion con la Escuela Academico Profesional de Sociologia de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.
Paul's conclusion emphasizes the moral behaviour of the body, reminding the audience, with a citation of John 9:41, to have steadfast vision, for 'Oculus est nuncius peccati' [The eye is the messenger of sin] (570).
L'ozio agognato gli giungera invece grazie proprio all'aiuto dei Medici, ma dopo la grande svolta del cannocchiale e della pubblicazione del Sidereus nuncius, con il ritorno a Firenze nel 1610 come Matematico e Filosofo del Granduca, senza incarico di insegnamento e con uno stipendio da far rodere di invidia i professori dello Studio di Pisa, di cui era diventato cosi collega.
Non tamen ex propriis dicam que verba sequntur, Set velut instructus nuncius illa fero.
Galileo Galilei scrambled to get his findings published ahead of competitors, completing his Sidereus Nuncius in eight weeks, thus making public his observations of planetary surfaces through the telescope and his conclusions about planetary systems.
O'Brien tightens grip on title A double for Joseph O'Brien in the first two races on his father's charges Kingdom and Sidereus Nuncius and a blank day for Pat Smullen puts O'Brien seven in front (85-78) and in firm control of the jockeys' championship.
Furthermore, in his 1610 Sidereus Nuncius, Galileo remarks that stars seen through a telescope have "the aspect of blazes," appearing "of a shape similar to that which they present to the naked eye.
In 1964, three hundred and fifty-four years after the publication of the Sidereus Nuncius (Venice 1610), the Belgian astronomer Jean Meeus, analysing Galileo's observations of Jupiter's satellites, was the first to show that all the four 'new' satellites were potentially visible at the time of the first observation on 1610 January 7.
Patrifamilias peregre versanti falsus nuncius adsertur, equos ipsius domi periisse.
Aun cuando no prescindio del concepto de cosmos, ni de una interpretacion de la natura naturata (=naturaleza existentificada) en conformidad con la cual esta es, ante todo, una realidad cosmica y, por consiguiente, climacologica (como nos lo ha rememorado Carlos Solis Santos en su edicion castellana de Dissertatio cum Nuncio Sidereo [Madrid [1984]: Alianza Editorial, Coleccion "El Libro de Bolsillo"], del 19 de abril de 1610 [respuesta kepleriana acerca de Astronomicus Nuncius, Observationes recens habitas novi Perspicilli Beneficio in Lunae Facie, lacteo Circulo Stellisque nebulosis, innumeris fixis, necnon in quatuor Planetis Medicea Sidera nuncupatis, nunquam conspectis adhuc, continens atque declarans, de G.