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Results for: it strikes before the flame flickers Translations: 1 – 20 / 20 English Latin it strikes before the flame flickers ante 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, fire flamma 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 tops feriunt 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 mind fax 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 flame Parva 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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