|avoid greatness; under a poor roof there may be found more happiness than kings and their courtiers in palaces enjoy (Horace)||fuge magna; licet sub paupere tecto reges et regum vita præcurrere amicos|
|(+inf.: to forbear to), avoid, spare, keep oneself from||parco|
|(Rely) on the words on no one. (Horace)||Nullius in verba|
|a beautiful girl, though she indeed be poor, is yet abundantly dowered (Apuleius)||virgo formosa etsi sit oppido pauper, tamen abunde dotata est|
|a being of extraordinary and profound silence (Horace)||egregii mortalem, altique silenti|
|a better horseman than Bellerophon himself (Horace)||eques ipso melior Bellerophonte|
|a body without a soul (Horace)||corpus sine pectore|
|a child of fortune; a favorite son (Horace)||fortunæ filius|
|a comic matter cannot be expressed in tragic verse (Horace)||versibus exponi tragicis res comica non vult|
|a corrupt judge does not carefully search for the truth (Horace)||male verum examinat omnis corruptus judex|
|a crowd of fickle citizens (i.e., Romans) (Horace)||mobilium turba Quiritium|
|a daughter more beautiful than her beautiful mother (Horace)||matre pulchra filia pulchrior|
|a delightful insanity; a most pleasing error of the mind (Horace)||amabilis insania; mentis gratissimus error|
|a fire, if neglected, always gathers in strength (Horace)||neglecta solent incendia sumere vires|
|a friend equally to virtue and to virtue’s friends (Horace)||uni æquus virtuti, atque ejus amicis|
|a gift worthy of Apollo (Horace)||munus Apolline dignum|
|a good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient (Horace)||bonus atque fidus judex honestum prætulit utili|
|a good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature (Accius)||probæ etsi in segetem sunt deteriorem datæ fruges, tamen ipsæ suaptæ natura enitent|
|A good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature. (Accius)||Probae esti in segetem sunt deteriorem datae fruges, tamen ipsae suaptae enitent|
|a great genius lies hid under this coarse body (or rough exterior) (Horace)||ingenium ingens inculto latet hoc sub corpore|
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