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high status importance owing to marked superiority

a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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Knowledge of God in this life is acquired in three ways, through negation, eminence, and causality (fit tripliciter, scilicet ablatione, eminentia et causa), (81) and here Eckhart follows the order of Dionysius.
Esta frase atribuida a Newton en la carta a su rival Hooke en 1676 tiene, en si, una larga tradicion que se remonta a Bernard de Chartres; a quien John de Salisbury le atribuye la frase diciendo: "Dicebat Bernardas Carnotensis nos esse quasi nanos, gigantium humeris insidentes, utpossimus plura eis et remotiora videre, non utiqueproprii visus acumine, aut eminentia corporis, sed quia in altum subvenimur et extollimur magnitudinegigantea" (Bernard de Chartres solia decir que somos como enanos sobre hombros de gigantes para que pudieramos ver mas que ellos y cosas a una mayor distancia, no por virtud de la agudeza visual ni por fuerza del cuerpo, sino porque hemos sido elevados a las magnitudes de dichos gigantes.) fr.
Amore catholice et canonice scripture contra pericula eminentia ecclesie, copertum pelle rubea, extimatus fior.
(27) Curtius is quite specific with his dating of Alexander's moral degeneration: Sed ut primum instantibus curis laxatus est animus militarium rerum quam quietis otiique patientior, excepere eum voluptates, et quem arma Persarum non fregerant vitia vicerunt (6.2.1); Hic vero palam cupiditates suas solvit continentiamque et moderationem, in altissima quaque fortuna eminentia bona, in superbiam ac lasciviam vertit (6.6.1).