|Rara avis||A rare bird, i.e. An extraodinary or unusual thing. (Juvenal)|
|Amicus verus est rara avis||A true friend is a rare bird|
|amicus verus rara avis||a true friend is a rare bird|
|decipit frons prima multos; rara mens intelligit quod interiore condidit cura angulo||the first appearance deceives many; our understandings rarely reach to that which has been carefully reposed in the inmost recesses of the mind (i.e., looks can be deceiving, but actions produced under trial reveal the true character of the person)|
|Neottia nidus-avis (L.) Rich.||Bird’s-nest Orchid|
|omnia præclara rara||all excellent things are rare (Cicero)|
|qualis avis, talis cantus; qualis vir, talis oratio||as is the bird, so is its song; as is the man, so is his manner of speech|
|quæ nimis apparent retia, vitat avis||if the net be spread too openly, the bird avoids the snare (Ovid)|
|rara avis (in terris)||a rare bird (on earth) (i.e., a prodigy) (Juvenal)|
|rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno (or cycno)||a bird rarely seen on earth, and very much resembling a black swan (i.e., something unique) (Juvenal)|
|rara bonitas||goodness is rare|
|rara est adeo concordia formæ atque pudicitiæ||so rare is the union of beauty with modesty (Juvenal)|
|rara fides pietasque viris qui castra sequuntur||faith and piety are rare among the men who follow the camp (whether political or military) (Lucan)|
|rara temporum felicitate, ubi sentire quæ velis, et quæ sentias dicere licet||such was the happiness of the times, that you might think as you chose and speak as you thought (Tacitus, said of the reigns of Nerva and Trajan)|
|unica semper avis||the bird that is ever unique|
|vulgare amici nomen, sed rara est fides||the name of friend is common, but a faithful friend is rare (Phædrus)|
|ætas parentum pejor avis tulit nos nequiores, mox daturos progeniem vitiosiorem||the age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us, who are shortly to raise a progeny even more vicious than ourselves (Horace)|
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