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  • Sine qua non (pronounced as Americanized /ˌsaɪni kweɪ ˈnɒn/ or more Latinate /ˌsɪneɪ kw Sine qua non." A recent example comes from Javier Solana who said that the arrest of. — “Sine qua non - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Lam Qua was the first Chinese portrait painter to be exhibited in the West and is best known for his medical portraiture. From 1836 to 1855, Lam Qua produced a series of medical portraits of patients under treatment with physician Peter Parker, a medical missionary from the United States. — “Lam Qua - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • All 128 ASCII characters including non-printable characters (represented by their The 95 ASCII graphic characters are numbered from 0x20 to 0x7E (32 to. — “ASCII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • Since, then, they do not annoy us by any expression of pain we call them emotionless; and so qua mankind they are; but mankind is not everybody. — “Erewhon” by Samuel Butler
  • He maintained, that next to the due care to be taken in the act of propagation of each individual, which required all the thought in the world, as it laid the foundation of this incomprehensible contexture, in which wit, memory, fancy, eloquence, and what is usually meant by the name of good natural parts, do consist;–that next to this and his Christian-name, which were the two original and most efficacious causes of all;–that the third cause, or rather what logicians call the Causa sina qua non, and without which all that was done was of no manner of significance,–was the preservation of this delicate and fine-spun web, from the havock which was generally made in it by the violent compression and crush which the head was made to undergo, by the nonsensical method of bringing us into the world by that foremost. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • "Quid fas optare: quid asper Utile nummus habet: patrix carisque propinquis Quantum elargiri deceat: quern te Deus esse Jussit, et humana qua parte locatus es in re; Quid sumus, et quidnam victuri gignimur." — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Ille vero nichil huius geñ maluit, manib ante ocul̃ paſſis ne mulier̃ formoſitate̅ adſpiceret: poſtea eu̅ m̃gica p̃cuſſit arte, at mortuu̅ efferebat i̅de cu̅ fletib̃ et vagitib̃, me p̃r timore̅ expulit ad oſtiu̅ m̃gni flumiñ veliuoli porro in nave in qua te peperi, uix poſt dies hvc Athenas invecta ſu̅. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • "Non ti difende Nessun dè tuoi! L'armi, qua l'armi: io solo Combatteró, procomberó sol io"– [Footnote: Do none of thy children defend thee? Arms! bring me arms! alone I will fight, alone I will fall.]... — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • “My theory, Karamazov, is clear and simple,” he hurried on again, looking pleased. “I believe in the people and am always glad to give them their due, but I am not for spoiling them, that is a sine qua non ... — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky


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