desiderium


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desiderium

(ˌdɛsɪˈdɪərɪəm)
n
literary a powerful desire or yearning, especially for something once had
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I had chosen this text-tell me, dear D'Artagnan, if it is not to your taste-'NON INUTILE EST DESIDERIUM IN OBLATIONE'; that is, 'A little regret is not unsuitable in an offering to the Lord.
Huius, igitur, fidei rectitudine ductus, sepenumero inter alia grandia et ardua, divina instillante gratia, viva espressistis voce, vos habere votum et desiderium ut omnia instrumenta propria et inter vos vestrosque antecesores ac homines vestros confecta, et in ordinatione confusa, sub uno redigerentur volumine, tum propter subiectorum, scilicet, utilitatem, ut, his instrumentis ad memoriam revocatis, unusquisque ius suum sortiatur, tum propter eternam magnarum rerum memoriam, ne inter vos et homines vestros forte oblivionis occasione, aliqua questio vel discordia posset oriri (25).
Comme Joachim Du Bellay, le juriste inscrit le desiderium patriae au caeur de sa poetique, mais lui donne une signification qui lui est propre : L'Hospital, fils d'un paria, doit d'abord trouver sa place aupres de ceux qui comptent dans la double carriere qu'il entreprend.
It makes sense for someone who possesses such an understanding of the desiderium naturale ad videndum Dei (natural desire to see God) to argue from the good of universal hope for the "infinite improbability" of divine freedom opting not to fulfill such supernatural yearning (a theoretical possibility, nonetheless).
Quarum vnam dictus Rex prefato petro dedit in vxorem & ipsum Comitem fecit Cornubie iuxta sui desiderium prius conceptum & ordinatum.
86) A pesar del mismo diagnostico critico sobre las concepciones usuales de la gracia, Zubiri no recurre al desiderium naturale de Tomas.
El desiderium amantis (82), que en palabras de Pichon (83), "non est cupiditas, sed cura amantis morte uel casu uel perfidia abrepti", se refiere al anhelo por la persona amada, aqui por el conyuge, como en Ou.
What goes today by the name "good curiosity" once assumed other identities--the desiderium ad sciendum, or even admiratio.
Iuxta desiderium a Concilio expressum (1), procedendum est ad regulationem catechumenatus, quod duos aspectas secum fert: 1) recognitio statuti iuridici personalis pro catechumeno, quatenus ipse cum Ecclesia coniungitar per explicitum actum voluntatis, qui actus implicat quandam participationem in Ecclesiae vita; 2) regulado catechumenatus: periodi in quas dividi potest, instructio catechumenis impertienda, caeremoniae liturgicae, etc.
Datur ergo huic petitioni spiritus fortitudinis, ut fatiscentem animam erigat: quatenus illa pristini vigoris virtute recepta, a defectu sui taedii ad desiderium interni saporis convalescat.
And a few minutes--or millennia--later, when the waterspout had passed by without incident and dissipated, I counted my blessings and raced over the dune, diving into the glistening Atlantic and towing behind me regrets as large as that mythical Winnebago, with a bumper sticker just below the ladder: Carpe Desiderium.