Absit a nobis ea mens, immo amentia.
But even this mens, or mind, is but a point - we have found no guarantee as yet for its continuous existence.
To that purpose there were many chosen, that were greater in other mens eyes than in their owne, and that sought the truth rather than their own praise..
Less responsible for the eternal salvation of mens souls in the other world.
Mens et Pond.
Many brilliant specimens of these mens work survive, their general features being that the motives are naturalistic, that the quality of the metal is exceptionally fine, that in addition to beautifully clear casting obtained by highly skilled use of the cera-perduta process, the chisel was employed to impart delicacy and finish to the design, and that modelling in high relief is most successfully introduced.