|Materiam superabat opus||The workmanship was better than the subject matter. (Ovid)|
|ad nullum consurgit opus, cum corpore languet||when the body is indisposed, it is in vain that we call on the mind for any strenuous application (Gallus)|
|aedificium, opus operis, edificium||building|
|antequam incipias, consulto; et ubi consulueris, facto opus est||before you begin, consider well; and when you have considered, act (Sallust)|
|apio opus est||there is need of parsley (i.e., someone is dying, parsley being strewn over a person’s grave)|
|artificis Naturæ ingens opus aspice||look upon the immense work of the artist Nature|
|bis est gratum quod opus est, si ultro offeras||the kindness is doubled if what must be given is given willingly|
|debile fundamentum fallit opus||a weak foundation destroys the work upon which it is built|
|det ille veniam facile, cui venia est opus||the one who needs pardon should readily grant it (Seneca)|
|emas non quod opus est, sed quod necesse est; quod non opus est, asse carum est||buy not what you want, but what you need; what you do not want is costly at a penny (Cato the Elder)|
|est brevitate opus, ut currat sententia||there is need of conciseness, as the thought may run on (Horace)|
|Est vere amor quod tibi opus est||All you need is love. --- John Lennon|
|facilis descensus Averno (est), noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est||the descent to Avernus (hell) is easy; night and day the gate of gloomy Dis (Hades) stands open; but to retrace your steps and escape to the upper air, this is work, this is toil (Virgil)|
|fervet opus||the work boils (Virgil)|
|finis coronat opus||the end crowns the work|
|Finis coronat opus||The ending crowns the work. (Ovid)|
|Finis coronat opus.||The end crowns the work.|
|hoc maxime officii est, ut quisquis maxime opus indigeat, ita ei potissimum opitulari||it is our prime duty to aid him first who most stands in need of our assistance (Cicero)|
|hoc opus||this is (my) work|
|hoc opus, hic labor est||this is the task, this is the toil (i.e., there’s the rub) (Virgil)|
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