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CAPITE, descents. By the head. Distribution or succession per capita, is said to take place when every one of the kindred in equal degree, and not jure representationis, receive an equal part of an estate.

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Diese entschuldigen sich aber gemeiniglich eben ex hoc capite raritatis, die opera Musica wehren seltzam / und kemen selten.
xix, quodammodo pro scuto habet coelum sidereum astris ornatum: sic, Rex Francorum Ecclesiae paranimphus, pro gloria Christi scutum fert nobilissimum: in quo, aurea lilia quasi astra in sereno coelo fulgere videatur: ut etiam ex coeli altitudine sue dignitatis regalis sublimitas dignoscatur," 21-22; "Ex alio etiam capite, Arma Christianiss.
permitted) other things with laws' and Solon capite sanxit Att.
Obsecro, sancte frater, qui ad coronam te uitae, quae terminum nesciat, tendere credis, quid contrario tuae fidei habitu terminatam in capite coronae imaginem portas?
The church assigned to Cardinal Connell, San Silvestro in Capite, was formerly the titular church of the late Basil Cardinal Hume of Westminster.
Apart from the introduction and epilogue, about which I will speak later, the Tibb al-fuqara is basically a list of remedies for the different diseases a capite ad calcem.
The North American explained in 1859 that biography should principally treat "the e-minence of the person whose life is written,--that wherein he towered toto capite above his contemporaries,--that which constituted the specific grounds for his success or his reputation.
Ecclesia semper reformanda in capite et memberis" (the church is ever in need of reform both in head -- the papacy -- and members) is a cry heard within Catholicism since its democratic structure gave way to absolutism in the Middle Ages.
The nova is listed in contemporary records as nova sub capite cygni, the nova under the head of the swan.
Corrigendus apud Plinium locus ex libro octavo et vigesimo Naturalis historiae, capite secundo, quo tractatur an sit in medendo aliqua vis verborum: subducta enim vox una, qua vetus indicatur consuetudo, vetustiore quoque testimonio comprobata.
Four months later, on March 26, 1415, Constance even more emphatically took the task in hand by making its own the all-inclusive expression, "reform of the said church in head and members" (pro reformatione dictae ecclesiae in capite et in membris).