|begin, little boy, to recognize your mother with a smile (Virgil)||incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem|
|(With) love, behaviour, words, actions. --- Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]||Amore, more, ore, re|
|a bough grows in its place leaves of the same metal (Virgil)||simili frondescit virga metallo|
|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 feeble dart (or spear) thrown to no effect (i.e., a weak and ineffectual argument) (Virgil)||telum imbelle sine ictu|
|a great crowd accompanying (Virgil)||magna comitante caterva|
|a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)||magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit|
|a greater succession of events presents itself to my muse (Virgil)||major rerum mihi nascitur ordo|
|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 monster horrendous, hideous, and vast, deprived of sight (Virgil, of the blinded Cyclops, Polyphemus)||monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum|
|a poet of superior merit, whose vein is of no vulgar kind, who never tosses off anything trite, nor coins a trivial poem at the public mint, I cannot describe, but only recognize as a person whose soul is free from all anxiety (Juvenal)||sed vatem egregium cui non sit publica vena, qui nihil expositum soleat deducere, nec qui communi feriat carmen triviale moneta, hunc qualem nequeo monstrare, et sentio tantum, anxietate carens animus facit|
|a snake lies hid in the grass (Virgil)||latet anguis in herba|
|a way must be tried (Virgil)||tentanda via est|
|a wind has come, we are at our last shift (i.e., we have a crisis on our hands) (Virgil)||ventum ad supremum est|
|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|
|accursed hunger for gold (Virgil)||auri sacra fames|
|after a bad crop, immediately begin to sow (Seneca)||post malam segetem serendum est|
|age carries everything away, even the mind (Virgil)||omnia fert ætas, animum quoque|
|alas for piety!, alas for the ancient faith! (Virgil)||heu pietas!, heu prisca fides!|
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