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he utters empty words; he utters sound without meaning (Virgil)dat inania verba, dat sine mente sonum
(Rely) on the words on no one. (Horace)Nullius in verba
(With) love, behaviour, words, actions. --- Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]Amore, more, ore, re
a bough grows in its place leaves of the same metal (Virgil)simili frondescit virga metallo
a feeble dart (or spear) thrown to no effect (i.e., a weak and ineffectual argument) (Virgil)telum imbelle sine ictu
a foolish fire (i.e., specious words; a will-o’-the-wisp)ignis fatuus (pl. ignes fatui)
a great crowd accompanying (Virgil)magna comitante caterva
a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit
a greater succession of events presents itself to my muse (Virgil)major rerum mihi nascitur ordo
a grief too great to be told, O queen, you bid me renew (Virgil, Aeneas’s reply to Dido)infandum, regina, jubes renovare dolorem
a harmless thunderbolt (i.e., an empty threat)brutum fulmen (or, fulmen brutum)
a harmless thunderbolt (i.e., an empty threat)fulmen brutum (or, brutum fulmen)
a hole, empty space, pond, pool, deficiency, losslacuna
a monster horrendous, hideous, and vast, deprived of sight (Virgil, of the blinded Cyclops, Polyphemus)monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum
a poverty of words, or rather an utter want of them (Seneca)verborum paupertas, imo egestas
a snake lies hid in the grass (Virgil)latet anguis in herba
a sound and vigorous mind is the highest possessionintegra mens augustissima possessio
a sound conscience is a wall of bronzemurus æneus conscientia sana
A sound mind in a sound body. (Juvenalis)Mens sana in corpore sano
a voice and nothing more (i.e., sound without sense)vox et præterea nihil
a way must be tried (Virgil)tentanda via est
a wind has come, we are at our last shift (i.e., we have a crisis on our hands) (Virgil)ventum ad supremum est
accursed hunger for gold (Virgil)auri sacra fames
Actions, not wordsActa non verba
actions, not wordsFacta, non verba
age carries everything away, even the mind (Virgil)omnia fert ætas, animum quoque
alas for piety!, alas for the ancient faith! (Virgil)heu pietas!, heu prisca fides!
alas!, it is not well for anyone to feel confident when the gods are adverse! (Virgil)heu!, nihil invitis fas quenquam fidere divis!
all the world plays the actor (i.e., all the world’s a stage; reputedly the words on a sign hung at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater)totus mundus agit histrionem
all things are full of the god Jove (Virgil)sunt Jovis omnia plena
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