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it strikes before the flame flickersante ferit, quam flamma micet
but if you give me a place among the lyric poets, I shall rise up till my head strikes the stars (Horace)quodsi me lyricis vatibus inseres, sublimi feriam sidera vertice
Flame follows smoke. (there is no smoke without fire) (Plautus)Flamma fumo est proxima
flame is close to smoke (i.e., where there is smoke, there is fire) (Plautus)flamma fumo est proxima
flame, fireflamma
fortune is gentle to the lowly, and God strikes what is weak with less power (Seneca)minor in parvis fortuna furit, leviusque ferit leviora Deus
I recognize some traces of my former flame (i.e., my passion is not wholly extinguished) (Virgil)agnosco veteris vestigia flammæ
it is the eloquence as of a flame; it requires material to feed it, motion to excite it, and it brightens as it burns (Tacitus)magna eloquentia, sicut flamma, materia alitur, et motibus excitatur et urendo clarescit
lightning strikes the mountain topsferiunt summis fulmina (or fulgura) montes
no one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone (Cicero)nihil esse præcipue cuiquam dolendum in eo, quod accidat universis
out of the smoke into the flame (i.e., out of the frying pan and into the fire)de fumo in flammam
the flame of (or passion for) glory is the torch of the mindfax mentis incendium gloriæ
the rage of Fortune is less directed against the humble, and God strikes more lightly upon the low (Seneca)minus (or minor) in parvis Fortuna furit, leviusque ferit leviora Deus
The small sparkle often initiates a large flameParva scintilla saepe magnam flamam excitat
the traces of my former flame (Virgil)veteris vestigia flammæ
the wounded limb shrinks from even a gentle touch, and the unsubstantial shadow strikes the timid with alarm (Ovid)membra reformidant mollem quoque saucia tactum; vanaque sollicitis incutit umbra metum
They rush into the flame, For love is lord of all, and is in all the same. --- Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]In furias ignemque ruunt; amor omnibus idem
to add fuel to the flame (i.e., to make things worse) (Horace)oleum addere camino
to feed the flame (Ovid)alere flammam
when fortune frowns, love’s flame burns fiercer (Seneca)fortuna amorem pejor infammat magis
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