|of a tame nature||domitæ naturæ|
|(sing.) violence, a large number, quantity, a force, nature||vis|
|A freak of nature||lusus naturae|
|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 work of nature, not of art||naturæ non artis opus|
|alas!, the slippery nature of tender youth (Claudian)||teneris, heu, lubrica moribus ætas!|
|all art is an imitation of nature (Seneca)||omnis ars imitatio est naturæ|
|amazing is the work of nature||mirandum naturæ opus|
|an ancient custom obtains force of nature (Cicero)||vetus consuetudo naturæ vim obtinet|
|art aiding nature||ars naturam adjuvans|
|art is born of the observation and investigation of nature (Cicero)||notatio naturæ, et animadversio peperit artem|
|art is nature’s rival (Apuleius)||ars æmula naturæ|
|be master of your soul, lest your untamed nature bring forth deceit and disgrace (Appius Claudius)||tui animi compote es, ne quid fraudis stuprique ferocia pariat|
|but in every matter the consensus among all nations is to be regarded as the law of nature (Cicero)||omni autem in re consensio omnium gentium lex naturæ putanda est|
|custom is a second nature (St. Augustine)||consuetudo est secunda natura|
|death therefore is nothing to us nor does it concern us a bit, seeing that the nature of the spirit we possess is something mortal (Lucretius)||nil igitur mors est ad nos neque pertinet hilum, quandoquidem natura animi mortalis habetur|
|Divine nature gave the fields, human art built the cities (Varro)||Divina natura dedit agros, ars humana aedificavit urbes|
|divine nature gave us the fields, human art built our cities (Latin version of the Spanish motto over the Santa Barbara County Court House) (Varro)||divina natura dedit agros, ars humana ædificavit urbes|
|does training produce virtue, or does nature bestow it? (Horace)||virtutem doctrina paret, naturane donet?|
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