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Building on the argument of Lesser and Stallybrass that Ling inserted commonplace markers in the text to associate it with "literary" values, Melnikoff argues that the sententiae of Corambis (whose name would become Polonius in subsequent editions) "advanced a familiar republican code, one furthered by Corambis's almost universally accepted reputation in the play .
He states in the Sententiae that "when the word of God--or a commitment to life under a rule--is situated in the heart of an honestly poor, perfectly obedient person between the harshness of poverty and the strong discipline of obedience, it elicits keen perceptions of divine and spiritual understanding .
30) On the sources of the Pauli Sententiae [hereafter cited as PS]: ET 5 (PS 5.
Donne is dismissive of this sort of superficial learning, which he satirizes elsewhere as the product of "Tables, or fruit-trenchers," linking conversation at dinner with the use of table books and collections of sententiae.
17) Erasmus continues by drawing sententiae from individual incidents of the episode.
Furthermore, the sacrifice and the general presence of pastoral deities provide the opportunity to link pagan Arcadia to the exaltation of Christian values, and this effect is reinforced through the moralizing sententiae appearing throughout the play.
37: "Nulla est igitur excusatio peccati, si amici causa peccaveris"; and Publilius Syrus, Sententiae, sent.
The Use of Proverbs and Sententiae for Rhetorical Amplification in the Writings of Thomas More.
Semantically, (b) shows the complementary opposition diva/aktau 'by day/at night', and (e) shows a sensory opposition expressed by both the name of an organ and its own verbum sententiae nestled between the initial anaphoric term and a following vocative in each pada.
On the other hand, publishers also used visual devices to identify sententiae which might be memorized to be used elsewhere, lines which might be regarded as rhetorical amplifications out of the context of the play itself.
Taken separately or together their books reveal a power of literary organization which gives their sententiae added significance.
MS 3, item B (vii) begins as an abbreviated version of Publilius Syrus' (alphabetical) Sententiae (a-c=Syrus' lines 4, 6, 9); MS 9 item 1 (ii) also occurs in BL Arundel 205 (cf.