Quote of the day: 8 June

First of all, let none of our subjects, in any case whatsoever, fail to object at least once or twice to that which obedience might demand of him or her. If they raise objections three or four or five times or even more, we will reward them when they appear before us.

Servant of God Father Jerome Gratian
Constitutions of the Cerro, or Treatise on Melancholy
Translation of a Work of Jerome Gratian: An Example of Teresian Humor

Statement of Objections_Marco Verch_Flickr
statement of objections von Marco Verch | twitter-trends.de (Creative Commons)

 

Dodd, Michael. (2009)  Jerome Gratian: Treatise on Melancholy. Kindle Edition. © Michael Dodd

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