|boys read books one way, men another, old men another (Terence)||aliud legunt pueri, aliud viri, aliud senes|
|a devourer of books (i.e., a book worm)||helluo librorum|
|A glutton for books. (bookworm)||Helluo librorum|
|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 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|
|a man of the ancient virtue and loyalty (Terence)||homo antiqua virtute ac fide|
|a multitude of books distracts the mind (i.e., his learning is wide but shallow) (Seneca)||distrahit animum librorum multitudo|
|a physic for the mind (i.e., books) (a Greek phrase)||psyches iatreion|
|a war, and again a peace (Terence)||bellum, pax rursus|
|a word to the wise is sufficient (Plautus and Terence)||dictum sapienti sat est|
|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|
|an old man among boys||inter pueros senex|
|as a man is, so must you humor him (i.e., conduct yourself) (Terence)||ut homo est, ita morem geras|
|as everyone wishes his offspring to be, so it is (Terence)||ut quisque suum vult esse, ita est|
|as that which you wish cannot be effected, you should wish for that which may be obtained (Terence)||quoniam id fieri quod vis non potest, velis id quod possit|
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