|Auribus tenere lupum||I hold a wolf by the ears. (I am in a dangerous situation and dare not let go.) (Terence)|
|arrectis auribus adsto||I wait with listening ears (Virigil)|
|auribus teneo lupum||I hold a wolf by the ears (i.e., I am in desperate trouble) (Terence)|
|Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas.||It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it. (Pliny the Younger)|
|est aliquid valida sceptra tenere manu||it is something to hold the scepter with a firm hand (Ovid)|
|ex auribus cognoscitur asinus||an ass is known by its ears|
|homines amplius oculis quam auribus credunt||men are readier to believe their eyes than their ears (Seneca)|
|inter canem et lupum||at twilight|
|inter canem et lupum||between dog and wolf (i.e., at twilight)|
|lupum auribus tenere||to hold a wolf by its ears|
|O praeclarum custodem, ovium lupum!||An excellent protector of sheep, the wolf! (Cicero)|
|O præclarum custodem ovium lupum!||O what an excellent protector of sheep, the wolf! (Cicero)|
|obtrectatio ac livor pronis auribus accipiuntur; quippe adulationi fædum crimen servitutis, malignitati falsa species libertatis inest||disparagement and calumny are devoured with a greedy ear; flattery wears the badge of servitude, whilst malignity speaks the tone of independence, and is therefore well received (Tacitus)|
|oculis magis habenda fides quam auribus||it is better to trust our eyes than our ears|
|optimum custodem ovium quem dicunt esse lupum!||what a fine shepherd a wolf must be!|
|quid obseratis auribus fundis preces?||why do you pour prayers into ears that are stopped? (Horace)|
|tenere lupum auribus||to hold a wolf by the ears (i.e., to hold danger in your hands; also, to take the bull by the horns)|
|vix a te videor posse tenere manus||I feel hardly able to keep my hands off you (Ovid)|
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