|ignem gladio scrutare modo||only stir the fire with a sword (Horace)|
|ab igne ignem||fire from fire|
|adde cruorem stultitiæ, atque ignem gladio scrutare||to your folly add bloodshed, and stir the fire with the sword (Horace)|
|da mihi castitatem et continentiam, sed noli modo||give me chastity and continency, but not yet (St. Augustine)|
|Da mihi castitatem et continentiam, sed noli modo!||Make me chaste and pure, but not yet!|
|Da mihi sis bubulae frustrum assae, solana tuberosa in modo gallico fricta, ac quassum lactatum coagulatum crassum||Give me a hamburger, french fries, and a thick shake|
|eripit interdum, modo dat medicina salutem||medicine sometimes destroys health, sometimes restores it (Ovid)|
|et nomen pacis dulce est et ipsa res salutaris, sed inter pacem et servitutem plurimum interest. Pax est tranquilla libertas, servitus postremum malorum omnium non modo bello, sed morte etiam repellendum||the name of peace is sweet and the thing itself is salutary, but there is a great difference between peace and slavery. Peace is freedom in tranquility, slavery is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death (Cicero)|
|ferro, non gladio||by iron, not by sword|
|fiat ignem||let there be fire|
|fortes in fine assequendo et suaves in modo assequendi simus||let us be resolute in prosecuting our purpose and mild in the manner of attaining it (Aquaviva)|
|fortiter in re, (et) suaviter in modo||firmly in the matter (and) gently in the manner (or, resolute in the deed, but gentle in the approach)|
|Fortiter in re, suaviter in modo||Resolutely in action, gently in manner. (To do unhesitatingly what must be done but accomplishing it as inoffensively as possible)|
|Heu, modo itera omnia quae mihi nunc nuper narravisti, sed nunc Anglice?||Listen, would you repeat everything you just told me, only this time say it in English?|
|ignem ne gladio fodito||do not stir the fire with a sword|
|ignis gladio non fodiendus||the fire should not be stirred by the sword|
|invidiam, tanquam ignem, summa petere||envy, like fire, always makes for the highest points (Livy)|
|invidus, iracundus, iners, vinosus, amator, nemo adeo ferus est, ut non mitescere possit, si modo culturæ patientem commodet aurem||the envious, the passionate, the indolent, the drunken, the lewd, none is so savage that he cannot be tamed, if only he lend a patient ear to culture (Horace)|
|isthuc est sapere non quod ante pedes modo est videre, sed etiam illa quæ futura sunt prospicere||true wisdom consists not in seeing that which is immediately before our eyes, but in the foresight of that which may happen (Terence)|
|modo||now, just now, only|
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