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Per honestiores autem et instructiores in lege Domini et in sanctorum Patrum sententiis verbum Domini censuimus proponendum in schola nostra fratribus et amicis, cum praelatorum vero licentia et veneratione debita, per idoneos et instructos in sacra pagina fratres, qui potentes sint in sana doctrina arguere gentem errantem et ad fidem modis omnibus trahere et in gremio sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae revocare.
abstract abstruse, (near synonyms in many contexts yet ironically antonyms in their etymology; ignoring the common ab- (from) prefix, abstract is from trahere, draw off, while abstruse is from trudere, push.
414) and declares, "Sola est quies, / mecum ruina cuncta si uideo obruta: / mecum omnia abeant, trahere, cum pereas, libet" (There is only peace if I see everything ruined, obliterated along with myself: let everything pass away with me.
A trace was one of two straps, chains or lines of a harness for attaching a horse to a vehicle, and the word comes via Old French from the Latin word tractus, which is the past participle of the verb trahere 'to pull or to draw.
As his title suggests, Ellrodt focuses his study on the seven writers traditionally referred to as the "metaphysicals": John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, Edward Herbert, and Thomas Trahere.
Gunther of Pairis, 132 B-C: "Sicut ille [Ulysses] infusa pice tam suis quam sociorum auribus surdo, ut ita dicam, remigio illecebrosas Syrenum cantus effugit; ita nos ad omnia quae corrupto auditu nos in naufragium morum trahere possunt, aures oppilare ac velut obsurdescere debemus, dicentes cum Psalmista: 'Ego autem tanquam surdus non audiebam'.
2: 1488): "Ut meminerimus praesentum Legum dispositionem, quoniam ab ipso Platone, non per Pythagoricam personam, vel Socratem, ut solent caetera, immo vero per propriam Platonis ipsius personam nobis traditur, non iniuria vitam quandam inter divina et humana mediam obtinere, neque nos per abdita, et invia quaedam trahere, neque tamen ad interiora deducere.