|a man of liberal sentiments will not stoop to ask that as a favor, which he cannot claim as a reward (Terence)||neutiquam officium liberi esse hominis puto, cum is nihil promereat, postulare id gratiæ apponi sibi|
|(+ dat.) put before, prefer, favor, promote||antepono|
|a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)||idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum|
|a faithful study of the liberal arts refines the manners and corrects their harshness (Ovid)||ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes emollit mores, nec sinit esse feros|
|a favor ought to be returned||gratiam referendam|
|a favor that a person cannot recall without a blush is not a favor (Seneca)||beneficium non est, cujus sine rubore meminisse non possum|
|a great effort for great trifles (i.e., so much work for so little gain) (Terence)||magno conatu magnas nugas|
|a lover of pure speech (Julius Cæsar, said of Terence)||puri sermonis amator|
|A lover of pure speech. --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer]||Puri sermonis amator|
|a man of ancient virtue and fidelity (Terence)||antiqua homo virtute ac fide|
|a man of the ancient virtue and loyalty (Terence)||homo antiqua virtute ac fide|
|a prince should be slow to punish and swift to reward (Ovid)||sit piger ad pœnas princeps, ad præmia velox|
|a state is regulated by two things, reward and punishment (Cicero, attributed to Solon)||rempublicam duabus rebus contineri dixit, præmio et pœna|
|a war, and again a peace (Terence)||bellum, pax rursus|
|a word to the wise is sufficient (Plautus and Terence)||dictum sapienti sat est|
|add the fact that to have studied faithfully the liberal arts softens behavior, not allowing it to be savage (Ovid)||adde quod ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes emollit mores nec sinit esse feros|
|alas!, three whole days! (Terence, a reference to the separation of lovers)||heu!, totum triduum!|
|all things are common among friends (Terence)||communia esse amicorum inter se omnia|
|all wish to know, but no one wishes to pay the fee (Terence)||nosse volunt omnes, mercedem solvere nemo|
|applause is the reward of virtue||merces virtutis laus est|
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