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Results for: Cultus diabolus Laus ut flamma Cultus obscurum Amplexus fatum Translations: 1 – 30 / 41 Latin English amplexus an embracing, surrounding, loving embrace, [euphemism] amplioto enlarge, increase, improve animi cultus quasi quidam humanitatis cibus cultivation is as necessary to the soul as food is to the body (Cicero) ante ferit, quam flamma micet it strikes before the flame flickers diabolus devil, Satan Diabolus fecit, ut id facerem! The devil made me do it! doctrina sed vim promovet insitam rectique cultus pectora roborant but instruction improves the innate powers (of the mind), and good discipline strengthens the heart (Horace) e flamma cibum petere to fetch food from the flames (i.e., to live by desperate means) (Terence) facito aliquid operis, ut semper te diabolus inveniat occupatum be sure to keep busy, so that the devil may always find you occupied (St. Jerome) Facito aliquid operis, ut te semper diabolus inveniat occupatum Always do something, so that the devil always finds you occupied. (St. Jerome) fatum fate, destiny, doom, lot, weird flamma flame, fire Flamma fumo est proxima 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 per incensas citius sedatur aristas the flames are sooner to be extinguished when once spread amongst the standing corn (a reference to the rapid spread of destructive views) (Propertius) hæc amat obscurum; volet hæc sub luce videri, judicis argutum quæ non formidat acumen; hæc placuit semel; hæc decies repetita placebit one (poem) courts the shade; another, not afraid of the critic’s keen eye, chooses to be seen in a strong light; the one pleases but once, the other will still please if ten times repeated (Horace) id facere laus est quod decet, non quod licet he is deserving of praise who considers not what he may do, but what it becomes him to do (Seneca) illa laus est, magno in genere et in divitiis maximis, liberos hominem educare, generi monumentum et sibi it is a merit in a man of high birth and large fortune to train up his children so as to be a credit to his family and himself (Plautus) inertis est nescire, quid liceat sibi. Id facere, laus est, quod decet; non, quod licet it is the act of the indolent not to know what he may lawfully do. It is praiseworthy to do what is becoming, and not merely what is lawful (Seneca) laudari a viro laudato maxima est laus to be praised by a man himself deserving of praise is the greatest possible praise laus praise, glory, fame Laus Deo Praise be to God laus est facere quod decet, non quod licet it is doing what we ought to do, and not merely doing what we may do, that is the ground of praise laus in ore proprio vilescit the praise one bestows upon oneself is of little value laus in proprio ore sordescit self-praise is offensive laus magna natis obsequi parentibus great praise is the reward of children who respect the wishes of their parents (Phædrus) laus propria sordet self-praise is base laus vera et humili sæpe contingit viro; non nisi potenti falsa true praise is often the lot of him who is humble; false praise reaches none but the powerful (Seneca) magna eloquentia, sicut flamma, materia alitur, et motibus excitatur et urendo clarescit 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) merces virtutis laus est applause is the reward of virtue mors terribilis iis, quorum cum vita omnia exstinguuntur, non iis quorum laus emori non potest death is full of terrors for those to whom loss of life means complete extinction, not for those who leave behind them an undying name (Cicero)
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