Mentem eripit timor hic; vultum, totumque corporis habitum immutat, etiam in deliciis, in tripudiis, in symposiis, in amplexu conjugis carnificinam exercet, lib.
Came-xu is in all probability the name of Khame or Khami with the addition of xu, instead of Tcheou or Tsheu, which, in the Chinese language, signifies a town of the second rank.--Forst.
Then is it not substantiall knowledge (as it is in him) but verball, and fantasticall for Omnia in illa ille complexu tenet.
And that this was the Western pronunciation of the name is shown by the form which Pegolotti uses, Camexu, i.e. Camechu.
The river Alpheus was in love with Arethusa, as she tells the tale herself, ------"viridesque manu siccata capillos, Fluminis Alphei veteres recitavit amores; Pars ego Nympharum," &c. When our Thame and Isis meet "Oscula mille sonant, connexu brachia pallent, Mutuaque explicitis connectunt colla lacertis."
For love, as Theophrastus defines it, is otiosi animi affectus, an affection of an idle mind, or as Seneca describes it, Juventa gignitur, juxu nutritur, feriis alitur, otioque inter laeta fortunae bonae; youth begets it, riot maintains it, idleness nourisheth it, &c. which makes Gordonius the physician cap.
De luxu vestium discurs.
Huic seculo parum aptus es, aut potius omnium nostrorum conditionem ignoras, quibus reciproco quodam nexu, &c. Lorchanus Gollobelgicus, lib.