|a bird rarely seen on earth, and very much resembling a black swan (i.e., something unique) (Juvenal)||rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno (or cycno)|
|a daughter more beautiful than her beautiful mother (Horace)||matre pulchra filia pulchrior|
|a dear mother (applied to one’s school; also applied to Mother Earth)||alma mater|
|a rare bird (on earth) (i.e., a prodigy) (Juvenal)||rara avis (in terris)|
|a short term on earth is long enough for a good and honorable life (Cicero)||breve tempus ætatis satis est longum ad bene honesteque vivendum|
|a son of the earth (i.e., a person of low or unknown origin) (Persius)||terræ filius|
|a wasting disease and an unheard-of battalion of fevers have swooped down on the earth (Horace)||macies et nova febrium terris incubuit cohors|
|a wife who has no children makes a dear and delightful friend (to her husband’s heirs) (Juvenal)||jucundum et carum sterilis facit uxor amicum|
|a woman elegantly formed above, ending in nothing but a fish (i.e., a mermaid, but applied to literary works that begin with much promise but end in great disappointment) (Horace)||desinit in piscem mulier formosa superne|
|begin, little boy, to recognize your mother with a smile (Virgil)||incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem|
|born to consume the fruits of the earth (Horace)||fruges consumere nati|
|by prayer and by toil (motto of Rugby School, England)||orando laborando|
|can you expect that the mother will teach good morals or ones other than her own? (Juvenal)||scilicet expectes, ut tradet mater honestos atque alios mores, quam quos habet?|
|canon / master of a school||magister|
|Cherish justice, o judges of the earth||Diligite justitiam, o judices terrae|
|college (nourishing mother)||alma mater|
|consider what is vile as dear, and what is dear as vile; by such acting you will not feel the want of it, neither be considered as avaricious (Dionysius Cato)||quod vile est carum, quod carum est vile; putato, sic tibi nec parcus, nec avarus habeberis ulli|
|corn is dear||annona cara est|
|cover with earth||humo|
|cover with earth, bury||humo|
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