"Then let us put up an orison." Pulling off his cap, and clasping his hands, he chanted in a shrill voice: "Benedictus dominus Deus meus, qui docet
manus meas ad proelium, et digitos meos ad bellum." A strange figure he seemed to his three squires, perched on his huge horse, with his eyes upturned and the wintry sun shimmering upon his bald head.
(7) Sigbjorn Sonnesyn, "Qui recta quae docet
sequitur, uere philosophus est: The Ethics of John of Salisbury," A Companion to John of Salisbury, 308-311, 335-338.
Quo res Romana deducta sit eventus docet
. Quid loquar de Atheniensibus qui, post maximos hostiles exercitus proelio superatos, discordia civium eo calamitatis devenerunt ut Athenae funditus eversae sint.
- Revista intercontinental "Ducit et Docet
" de investigacion (no disponible en Internet)
At her feet are books, one of which is inscribed Bocciana Docet
, referring to the teachings of the Accademia Bocciana.
It is all summed up in the old Latin phrase - experientia docet
- experience teaches.
tu, Tityre, lentus in umbra / Formosam resonare docet
Amaryllida silvas" (You Tityrus, at ease in the shade, teach the woods to re-echo the name beautiful Amaryllis.) Frost's oven bird in his prosaic eclogue "makes the solid tree trunks sound again." "Sound again" is a perfect translation into the American vernacular of the Latin "resonare."
Apparently a few years earlier than Raphael's letter, Francesco Albertini said, "Roma quantafuit, ipsa ruina docet
" or "How great Rome was, the very ruins tell us." A policy of measured preservation and restoration, though, had to endure a lot of mistakes and opposition.