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this is the great fault of wine, it first trips up the feet; it is a cunning wrestler (Plautus)magnum hoc vitium vino est, pedes captat primum; luctator dolosu ’st
(fig.) friends are sometimes troublesome (Plautus)ubi amici ibidem opus
(gen.) at a higher price, of a great valuepluris
(neut. pl. nom.) THESE (kisses) are sweeter than winehaec hec
(neut. sing. gen) (the building) the size OF WHICH was greatcuius
a beautiful woman is more beautiful undressed than dressed in fine purple (Plautus)pulchra mulier nuda erit quam purpurata pulchrior
A cat loves fish, but is unwilling to wet her feet.Catus amat pisces, sed non vult tingere plantas
a faithful friend to so great a man, and a steady admirer of such great virtuetanto homini fidus, tantæ virtutis amator
a great amount in a small spacemagnum in parvo
a great book is a great evil (Callimachus, from the Greek)mega biblion mega kakon
a great crowd accompanying (Virgil)magna comitante caterva
a great effort for great trifles (i.e., so much work for so little gain) (Terence)magno conatu magnas nugas
a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit
a great fortune is a great slavery (Seneca)magna servitus est magna fortuna
a great fortune is a great slavery to its owner (Publilius Syrus)fortuna magna magna domino est servitus
a great genius lies hid under this coarse body (or rough exterior) (Horace)ingenium ingens inculto latet hoc sub corpore
A great goodMagnum bonum
A great man can come from a hut. (Seneca)Potest ex casa magnus vir exire
a great man often steps forth from a humble cottagee tenui casa sæpe vir magnus exit
a great mind becomes a great fortune (Seneca)magnam fortunam magnus animus decet
a great step toward goodness is the desire to be good (Seneca)pars magna bonitatis est velle fieri bonum
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 knot worthy of a god to unloose (i.e., a great dilemma)deo dignus vindice nodus
a man in love, though he is hungry, is not hungry (Plautus)qui amat, tamen hercle si esurit, nullum esurit
a man of many letters (i.e., of great learning)homo multarum literarum
a man of three letters (i.e., “fur,” a thief) (Plautus)homo trium literarum
a man’s oldest friend is his best (Plautus)quam veterrimus homini optimus est amicus
A mouse does not rely on just one hole. (Plautus)Mus uni non fidit antro
a name as well as an omen (i.e., an omen in a name) (Plautus)nomen atque omen
a patient mind is the best remedy for trouble (Plautus)animus æquus optimum est ærumnæ condimentum
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