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English citations of præcedent


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  • 17th Century, Michel de Montaigne and John Florio, Montaigne’s Essayes, Book II., Chapter XII., page #352:
    And who knoweth whether a thousand yeares hence a third opinion will rise, which happily shall overthrow these two præcedent ?
  • 1635, Patricke Forbes, A Sermon, page #42:
    But the ancients thought, that without præcedent satisfaction, by pœnall exercyses, eternally punishment is not discharged ; or, which is all one, sinne is not remitted :2 and consequentlie, they thought, that when satisfaction doeth not proceede, temporall punishment is not reserved.
  • 1770, Joannis Lelandi Antiquarii de Rebvs Britannicis Collectanea, Volume VI., page #56:
    And even when they read modern Hiſtories, to be ſure it ſhall be ſuch as that written by the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Clarendon, intitled, They Hiſtory of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, begun in the Year 1641. with the præcedent Paſſages, and Actions, that contributed thereunto, and the happy End, and Concluſion thereof by the King’s bleſſed Reſtoration, and Return, upon the 29th. of May, in the Year 1660.


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  • 1624, James Rind quoted in Original Letters Relating to the Ecclesiastical Affairs of Scotland, page #762:
    […]being both depryved from his Miniſtrie and putt to our horne, doth ſtill publicklie preache at Air (ane offence not onlie puniſhable in the perſone of the committar, bot alſo of the whole Magiſtrates of that Towne, who ſuffers ſo dangerous a præcedent to be practiſed)[…]


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  • 17th Century, William Chillingworth quoted in The Works of WM. Chillingworth, page #11:
    If a man should demand of an Arrian, if he would submitt to the judgment of the church of the ages præcedent to that of Constantine and Marcian, he would make no difficulty of it, but would presse himselfe, that they controversye might be decided by that little, which remaines to us of the authors of that time.

French citations of præcedent

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  • 1620, Louis Servin, Actions Notables et Plaidoyez Demre. Lovys[1], page 92:
    Mais aulcuns de la Congregation ne pouuants ſupporter les nouueautez qui eſtoient venues ſi auant qu’elles approchoient de la tyrannie, ayant eſté prouué que ces nouueaus reformez & reformateurs ou pluſoſt transformateurs auoient ſurpris le Pape , luy ayant expoſé qu’il y auoit quatre maiſons en la ſuppoſée reformation : ſur la remonſtrance faite de la ſubreption le S. Pere auroit declaré en l’an 1604 par vn autre Bref du 4 de May , que ſon intention n’auoit eſté qu’iceluy Bref præcedent præiudiciaſt en aulcune ſorte à l’authorité du General , laquelle il vouloit demeurer en ſon entier , comme ſi les premieres lettres n’eſtoient poinct emanées de luy : Et ce tant au chef qu aus membres , meſmes pour le droict de viſitation & correction tant és choſes ſpiritueles, qu’aultres dependantes de la diſpoſition d’iceluy General.
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  • 1628, Sébastien Roulliard, Melun ou l'Histoire de la Ville de Melun[2], page 699:
    CHARLES DE MELVN , aultre que le præcedent, courut pareil accident de ſa teſte, pour auoir laiſſé éuader de Huſſon, vn priſonnier que le Roy Louys XI. luy auoit baillé en garde.
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