regular properly relates to a rule (regula) more definite than the law of antecedent and consequent.
Only four of the nuns have taken the vows according to the regula.
The Preaching Friars were never cloistered by their regula, any more than were the Minorites.
This creed formulates its relation to Scripture over and over, as the one regula by which all dogmata are to be tried.
But the symbol became more and more the support of the regula.
Adsit regula, peccatis qu pnas irroget quas—Have a rule apportioning to each offence its appropriate penalty.
The only one missing was the dearly beloved Jacob, who was far on his way homeward to Illnau and his hardly used wife, regula.
The statute just mentioned continues the regula regulans, as to the appointment of tutors-at-law for lunatics.
Isidore also drew up a regula for monks, and a book on the Order of Creation has been ascribed to him.
Hence this article of the regula fidei received a significance from this point of view also.