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Virescit vulnere virtus (Virtue grows stronger from being wounded) Orontii finei delphinatis, regii mathematicarvm professoris, de solaribus horologiis… Oronce Fine (1494-1555) Parisiis: apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1560 First edition QB215 F55 1560Oronce Fine was the son of a physician who drew, in part, upon astrology for his medicine, as was the...

Quodcumque vinclis super ter- ram strinxeris, erit in astris reli- gatum fortiter.And whatever with bonds you shall have bound upon earth will be bound strongly in heaven.Et quod resolvis in terris arbitrio, e- rit solutum super radium. In fi- ne mundi iudexAnd what you unbind/loosen on earth will be loosened upon in heaven on your authority....

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="233"] Liber Moamin falconrii de Scientia venandi per aves et quadrupeds[/caption]“In quantum enim sunt reges non habent propriam delectationem nisi venationem” — Moamin“A wise falcon hides his talons.” — ProverbFacsimile. The so-called “Wiener Moamin” was created on the Italian penisula in the...

“Thus shall ye think of this fleeting world: A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream, A flash of lightning in a summer’s cloud, A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream.” — Buddha ShakyamuniREMEMBER THE LIGHT Mary Risala Laird Quelquefois Press, 2007Artist’s statement in an email to the curator:...

 “In every country whatever, he who violates a woman is a monster.”The Independent Chronicle and Universal Advertiser Nathaniel Willis, publisher Boston, MA: Powars and Willis, 1776 v. 30: no. 1852 (1798: Dec. 17-20) AN2 A2 I49Miscellany—————–For The ChronicleTo the virtuous Females in the United States“In every country whatever, he...