|let us derive some use or benefit from that evil||aliquis malo sit usus ab illo|
|(with dat.) to be useful, do good, benefit||prosum|
|a benefit consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer (Seneca)||beneficium non in eo quot fit aut datur consistit sed in ipso dantis aut facientis animo|
|a benefit is estimated according to the mind of the giver (Seneca)||eodem animo beneficium debetur, quo datur|
|a great book is a great evil (Callimachus, from the Greek)||mega biblion mega kakon|
|a hidden intention is an evil one||intentio cæca mala|
|a partner in evil will also be a partner in punishment||qui socius est in malo, consors erit in supplicio|
|a prohibited evil (i.e., a crime because it is forbidden by law)||malum prohibitum|
|A prohibited wrong. A crime that society decides is wrong for some reason, not inherently evil||Malum prohibitum|
|a thing evil in itself||malum in se|
|accomplices in evil actions are always regarded as reproaching the deed (Tacitus)||malorum facinorum ministri quasi exprobrantes aspiciuntur|
|against the evil of death there is no remedy in the garden||contra malum mortis, non est medicamen in hortis|
|an evil gain equals a loss (Publilius Syrus)||lucrum malum æquale dispendio|
|an evil habit is easily subdued in the beginning, but when it becomes inveterate it gains strength (Cicero)||malum nascens facile opprimitur; inveteratum fit pleurumque robustius|
|an evil tongue is the proof of an evil mind (Publilius Syrus)||lingua mali loquax malæ mentis est indicium|
|an evil-speaker differs from an evil-doer in nothing but want of opportunity (Quintilian)||maledicus a malefico non distat nisi occasione|
|bad, wicked, evil||malus peior pessimus|
|bad, wicked, evil||malus, mala, malum|
|bad, wicked, injurious, culpable, evil||nocens|
|behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune (Seneca)||ecce spectaculum dignum, ad quod respiciat intentus operi suo Deus. Ecce par Deo dignum, vir fortis cum mala fortuna compositus|
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