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Simplicity is sine plica

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without a fold; as duplicity is duplex plica, a double fold. Conduct “without a fold” is straightforward, but thought without a fold is mere childishness. It is “tortuity of thought” that constitutes philosophic wisdom, and “simplicity of thought” that prepares the mind for faith.

“The flat simplicity of that reply was admirable.”—Vanbrugh and Cibber: The Provoked Husband, i.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Similia Similibus Curantur
Simmes Hole
Simnel Cakes
Simon (St.)
Simon Magus
Simon Pure
Simony
Simple (The)
Simple Simon. A simpleton
Simplicity is sine plica
Simplon Road
Sin
Sin-eaters
Sincere
Sindhu
Sindon
Sine Die (Latin)
Sine quā Non
Sinecure [si-ne-kure]
Sinews of War