mentis acies

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This does not imply that this thing has to preexist the act of thought, because for Suarez this act is a kind of focusing (mentis acies), or, more metaphorically, "a light which goes before (praeit), showing the way, the mode and the terminus of the operation."
1072), Collectanea in Vetus Tesramen turn Teseirnonia Dc Canticis Canticorum on Song 4:1: "Quia licet sancti doctores nunc creatorem suum per contemplationis gratiam aspiciunt, latet tamen adhuc magnum aliquid, ad quod in hac corruptibii carne humanae mentis acies non aspirat" (PL 145, 1146); Anselm of Laon, Enarraria in Canticum Canticorum (or at least the author writing under that name) on Song 4:1 "Oculi, id est, tui provisores et diligenter intuentes Sctipturas, sunt columbini absque id est praeter intentionem quac longe pulchrior est" (PL 162, 1205-06); Bruno of Asti, Evposirio in Cantica c anticorum on Song 4:1 "Absque Multa inquit, de re dici possunt.