(21) Cutting, cautery, and scarification are extensively prescribed for conditions that include cataract, trachoma, and (vaguely all-embracing) 'ophthalmia.' From these therapeutic and surgical procedures, which aim to dissipate or evacuate peccant
matter, the anatomical, physiological, and pathological presuppositions of the author can readily be reconstructed.
Thus, mental disorder was treated on the basis of whatever physical illness was thought to underlie the mind's distress; physical illness was itself attributed to causes of constitutional delicacy, peccant
humors, and miasmatic exposure, with Humorism providing the model for treatment (Waller 9-11).
Et nota quod quidam ydiote periti solent in hoc nomine Israel s tacere, quia s ante r in eadem sillaba sonare non potest in latinis dictionibus, sed peccant
: non enim Israel est latina dictio vel greca, sed barbara, et in barbaris dictionibus in multis licet barbarizare; non enim barbaries artatur regules artis gramatice.
The Discovery of the Germ: Describes the research of Pasteur, Twenty Years That Transformed Lister, Koch, and others that the Way We Think About Disease transformed the germ theory of by John Waller disease from a disputed speculation Columbia University Press, into a central tenet of medicine, 2002 overturning the previous paradigm (that illness, for example, involved "a buildup of peccant
humours" and could be treated by bleeding).
(48) "Ex quo patet quod mortaliter peccant
violantes iura gentium" (VITORIA, Francisco.
Yusef Komunyakaa appears in the poem, "Peccant
," whom the poet-speaker claims once said "don't write what you know, / write what you are willing to discover" (11.13-14).
He tells a story, frequently told in these texts, of van Helmont himself, who was "brought almost to the gates of Death" by Galenic treatments of "enormous purgation." Van Helmont might have been cured "very suddenly," says Thomson, had the physicians attended to "that true peccant
matter, which is the principal occasional cause of Diseases ...
She quickly became a tabloid sensation, an identity she self-consciously cultivated, as "Chicago May: Queen of the Underworld." May's performances took her through New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Cairo, Rio de Janeiro, Detroit, and Philadelphia, involving her with myriad peccant
and felonious individuals.
(79.) "Peccatum autem seditionis primo quidem et principaliter pertinet ad eos qui seditionem procurant, qui gravissime peccant
. Secundo autem, ad eos qui eos sequuntur, perturbantes bonum commune." (Secunda Secundae, q.