|in vain, as he tugs at the reins, is the charioteer borne along by the steeds, and the chariot heeds not the curb (Virgil)||frustra retinacula tendens ferter equis auriga, neque audit currus habenas|
|(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 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 mouse in tar (i.e., struggling in vain)||mus in pice|
|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 wise man whose wisdom does not serve him is wise in vain (Ennius)||qui ipse si sapiens prodesse non quit, nequiquam sapit|
|accursed hunger for gold (Virgil)||auri sacra fames|
|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!|
|alas!, it is not well for anyone to feel confident when the gods are adverse! (Virgil)||heu!, nihil invitis fas quenquam fidere divis!|
|all pain is either severe or slight; if slight, it is easily borne; if severe, it will no doubt be brief (Cicero)||omnis dolor aut est vehemens, aut levis; si levis, facile fertur, si vehemens, certe brevis futurus est|
|all things are full of the god Jove (Virgil)||sunt Jovis omnia plena|
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