|partnership with a lion (i.e., a “lion’s corporation” in which the whole of the profits is controlled by the strongest and most powerful member)||leonina societas|
|able, mighty, powerful, strong||potens|
|accustom her to your companionship. There is nothing more powerful than custom (Ovid)||fac tibi consuescat. Nil adsuetudine majus|
|all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent||omnipotens|
|an ancient land, powerful in arms and in the fertility of its soil (Virgil, of Italy)||terra antiqua, potens armis atque ubere glebæ|
|an army of deer would be more formidable commanded by a lion than one of lions commanded by a deer||formidabilior cervorum exercitus, duce leone, quam leonum cervo|
|canon, member of a cathedral chapter or canonry, Augustinian||canonus|
|do not pluck the beard of a dead lion (Juvenal)||noli barbam vellere mortuo leoni|
|even hares strike (or insult) a dead lion||mortuo leoni et lepores insultant|
|faith is stronger than a lion||leone fortior fides|
|from a claw, the lion (i.e., the lion is known by its claws)||ex ungue leonem|
|he is the most powerful who has himself in his power (Seneca)||potentissimus est, qui se habet in potestate|
|I do not wish to pluck the beard of a dead lion (Martial)||nolo barbam vellere mortuo leoni|
|if the lion’s skin is not enough, we must sew on the fox’s||si leonina pellis non satis est, assuenda vulpina|
|imperious, domineering, powerful||imperiosus|
|it is destruction to the weak man to attempt to imitate the powerful (Phædrus)||inops, potentem dum vult imitari, perit|
|juror, member of an inquest, trustee||inquisitor|
|let us refrain from doing ill; for one powerful reason, lest our children should follow our crimes; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved (Juvenal)||abstineas igitur damnandis; hujus enim vel una potens ratio est, ne crimina nostra sequantur ex nobis geniti; quoniam dociles imitandis turpibus ac pravis omnes sumus|
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