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Results for: Hannibal is at the gate (i.e., the enemy is close at hand) (adapted from Cicero)Translations: 130 / 645
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Hannibal is at the gate (i.e., the enemy is close at hand) (adapted from Cicero)Hannibal ad portas
(+ acc. or dat.) under, up under, close to, beneath, belowsub
(+ acc.) close to, near to, (time) just beforeiuxta
(+ acc.) near, close, on account of, because ofpropter
(+ dat.) to near, drawn near, come close, approachappropinquo
a claw in the wound (i.e., a knife in the wound) (Cicero)unguis in ulcere
a community is as those who rule it (Cicero)quales sunt summi civitatis viri talis est civitas
a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum
a dishonorable flight from death is worse than any death (Cicero)turpis autem fuga mortis omni est morte pejor
a friend is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)amicus est tanquam alter idem
a good orator is pointed and impassioned (Cicero)acer et vehemens bonus orator
a greater inheritance comes to each of us from our rights and laws than from our parents (Cicero)major hæreditas venit unicuique nostrum a jure et legibus, quam a parentibus
a hand from the cloudsmanus e nubibus
a judge is a speaking law, law a silent judge (Cicero)magistratum legem esse loquentem, legem autem mutum magistratum
a letter does not blush (Cicero)litteræ non erubescunt
a letter … does not blush (Cicero)epistola … non erubescit
a life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age (Cicero)est etiam quiete et pure et eleganter actæ ætatis placida ac lenis senectus
a madman is like a man who is absent (Coke, adapted from Justinian)furiosus absentis loco est
a man above an enemyvir super hostem
a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet
a promise must be kept not merely in the letter, but in the spirit (Cicero)semper autem in fide quid senseris, non quid dixeris, cogitandum
a right hand employed in glorious deedsclaris dextra factis
a rival and imitator of his studies and labors (Cicero)æmulus atque imitator studiorum ac laborum
a sensual and intemperate youth transfers to old age a worn-out body (Cicero)libidinosa et intemperans adolescentia effœtum corpus tradit senectuti
a short term on earth is long enough for a good and honorable life (Cicero)breve tempus ætatis satis est longum ad bene honesteque vivendum
a slight debt produces a debtor, a large one an enemy (Laberius)æs debitorem leve, gravius inimicum facit
a small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy (Seneca)leve æs alienum debitorem facit, grave inimicum
a song for all ages, and from the first origin of the world to our own times (adapted from Ovid)carmen perpetuum primaque origine mundi ad tempora nostra
a state is regulated by two things, reward and punishment (Cicero, attributed to Solon)rempublicam duabus rebus contineri dixit, præmio et pœna
a surrender of glory and fame must be made for the public advantage (Cicero)gloriæ et famæ jactura facienda est, publicæ utilitatis causa
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