their faith, 66 excessively emotional, 67 have weak memories, and lack
discipline. 68 The
statement that ‘all witchcraft comes from carnal lust, which is in
women insatiable’ 69 is notorious; however, the key to Institoris and
Sprenger’s view of women’s susceptibility to witchcraft is
reflected more accurately in the following remark: ‘quod in omnibus
viribus tam anime quam corporis cum sint defectuose non mirum si plura
heresy, Malleus, pt. 3, p. 189.
46 “Et quia in morali iam laboramus materia, unde argumentis variis et declarationibus
ubique insistere opus non est . . . ideo precamur in deo lectorem ne demonstrationem
in omnibus querat ubi accomodata [sic] sufficit probabilitas ea deducendo qui constat aut
visus vel auditus propria experientia aut fide dignorum relationibus esse vera.” Ibid., pt.
2, p. 86.
47 Malleus, Apology, 2; see also Sydney Anglo, “Evident Authority and Authoritative Evidence: The Malleus Maleficarum,” in Sydney Anglo, ed., The Damned Art: Essays in the
actively of their own will,” since “from the natural force of reason
which is stronger in men than in women, they shrink more from such practices” (“Non
ita voluntarie practicatio reperitur cum ex naturali vigore rationis quo viri mulieribus
praeeminent talia plus abhorrent”). Ibid., pt. 2, qu. 2, ch. 1, p. 159.
71 “Post diutinas huiusmodi vexationes pauper ille collisus in terram omnibus viribus
72 “Quo facto cum surrexisset, dixit illi demon: Ecce quod egisti; non enim sum puella
sive mulier, sed demon, et statim disparuit ab oculis eius; ille vero
affirmaret cum ad sensum omnibus appareat contrarium.” Malleus, pt. 2, qu.
1, ch. 3, p. 105.
15 Kvideland and Sehmsdorf, 9.
16 “ubi fama volabat quod quedam mulier sepulta lintheamen in quo sepulta erat successiue deglutiret et quod pestis cessare non posset nisi ex integro lintheamen deglutiendo
ad ventrem consumpsisset.” Malleus, pt. 1, qu. 15, p. 75.
17 Similar stories were told by Saxo Grammaticus and William of Newburgh; for discussion of the medieval ghost in folk and clerical traditions, see Claude Lecouteux,
Geschichte der Gespenster und Wiedergänger im Mittelalter
, qu. 12, and pt. 2, qu. 1, chs. 2
Malleus, pt. 1, qu. 6.
“in omnibus viribus tam anime quam corporis cum sint defectuose non mirum si plura
maleficia in eos quos emulantur fieri procurant.” Ibid., 42.
“Dicitur enim femina fe et minus quia semper minorem habet et seruat fidem.” Ibid.,
42. Where the authors came across this famous and thoroughly ridiculous stab at etymological learning is unknown.
“Quantum insuper defectum in memorativa potentia cum hoc fit in eis ex natura vitiium
nolle regi sed suos sequi impetus sine quacunque pietate.” Ibid., 43
and forward-looking. There was a call for a sense of adventure. The drivers were isolated from the passengers. The bulk of the motor-bus drivers, as a consequence of their different way of life, voted Labour, and by the 1920s a few of them communist. 28
Morrison could have added to this account that the origin of the name of this form of transport was the Latin ‘omnibus’, meaning for everyone. The freedom to move wherever one wishes and a suspicion of any apparent restrictions
A national ethics committee and bioethics during the 1990s
168 Ibid. See also Kennedy, ‘Patients are Experts’; Kennedy, ‘The Patient
on the Clapham Omnibus’, pp. 446–7.
169 Bruce Charlton, ‘The Ideology of Accountability’, Journal of the Royal
College of Physicians of London, Vol. 33 (1999) pp. 33–5 (p. 33).
170 Charlton, ‘The Ideology of Accountability’, p. 33.
171 Onora O’Neill, A Question of Trust (Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2002) p. 56.
172 O’Neill, A Question of Trust, p. 57.
173 O’Neill, Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics, p. 137.
174 Ibid, p. 139.
Consolidating the ‘ethics industry
featured in Vitagraph’s 1912 Cardinal Wolsey (Laurence Trimble)
with Tefft Johnson as Henry and in 1933 when Richard Cramer played him
in the Mack Sennett comedy film Don’t Play Bridge with Your
Wife (Leslie Pearce). Rex Harrison took on the part in ‘The Trial of
Anne Boleyn’ episode in the television drama series Omnibus
(1952, CBS) and in 1953 Charles Laughton played the role in the
wartime experiences to translate the action: ‘It would be long before
you regarded an omnibus as something which should carry you
smoothly along the streets of an ordered life. Nay, it had been revealed
to you that beneath Ordinary Life itself was stretched the merest film
with, beneath it, the abysses of Chaos’.12 Ford’s apprehension of
abysses of chaos, and Eliot’s apprehension of ruin, demand a reconstruction of rules or forms within the new milieu which the writers
perceive.13 Eliot’s climactic offering to the debate, The Waste Land, of
1922, was described
Brick University (Harmondsworth, 1951). Bruce
Truscot was a pseudonym for Liverpudlian Hispanic philologist Edgar
Allison Peers, who published his book in two parts, in 1943 and in 1945,
respectively, and in 1951 in an omnibus volume. See Anderson, British
Universities, pp. 124–25.
The rebirth of the university
of the University (1949). According to him the world was in a crisis,
and the university had an obligation to deal with it. He defined the
university as ‘a community in pursuit of truth’, but at the same
time claimed that the cult of research and