non licet


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non licet

(ˈnɒn ˈlaɪsɪt)
adj
(Law) not permitted; unlawful
[C17: Latin, literally: it is not allowed]
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"Become what thou art" applied to all, of course, becomes a vicious maxim; it is to be hoped, however, that we may learn in time that the same action performed by a given number of men, loses its identity precisely that same number of times.--"Quod licet Jovi, non licet bovi."
"Apparently, they follow the rule Quod licet Jovi, non licet bovi (What is permissible for Jove is not permissible for a bull)," Lavrov stated, noting that "this is a very twisted logic.
Sed post voti professionem perseveranter frenandum et vincendum est quod libet, quia iam non licet." English translation in Schaff, NPNF 1/03, 446.
In her Respuesta, Sor Juana states: "de manera que aquellas cosas que no se pueden decir, es menester decir siquiera que no se pueden decir, para que se entienda que el callar no es no haber que decir, sino no caber en las voces lo mucho que hay que decir." She then quotes: "Audavit arcana Dei, quae non licet homini loqui" (OC 4: 442).
Often students' attempts to imitate something they heard on a recording are met with some version of Quod licet Jovi, non licet bovi.
Mas tarde en su manuscrito Monete cudende ratio (1526) Copernico escribe: "Vilescit hec ut plurimum propter nimiam multitudinem, utpote si tanta argenti copia in monetam transierit quoadusque argenti massa ab hominibus magis quam moneta desideretur: perit nempe hoc modo dignitas monete, quando per ipsam tantum argenti non licet emere quantum ipsa pecunia continet, sentiaturque major profectus eliquando argentum in monete destructionem, cujus remedium est non amplius monetam cudere donec se ipsam coequaverit, reddaturque carior argento....

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