|ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros||fire tests gold, adversity brave men (Seneca)|
|Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros||Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men|
|ac primam scelerum matrem, quæ semper habendo plus sitiens patulis rimatur faucibus aurum, trudis avaritiam||expel avarice, the mother of all wickedness, who, always thirsty for more, opens wide her jaws for gold (Claudian)|
|Arguit, arguito: quicquid probat ilia, probato: Quod dicet, dicas: quod negat ilia, neges. Riserit, arride: si flebit, flere memento; Imponat leges vultibus ilia tuis||To a lover. Blame, if she blames; but if she praises, praise. What she denies, deny; say what she says. Laugh, if she smiles; but if she weeps, then weep, And let your looks with hers their motions keep. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
|auro pulsa fides, auro venalia jura, aurum lex sequitur, mox sine lege pudor||by gold all good faith has been banished, by gold our rights are abused, the law itself follows gold, and soon there will be an end to every modest restraint|
|aurum e stercore||gold from dung|
|aurum huic olet||he smells the money (Plautus)|
|aurum irrepertum et sic melius situm||gold discovered and all the better for being so (Horace)|
|aurum omnes victa jam pietate colunt||all men now worship gold, all other types of reverence being done away|
|aurum vis hominemne? Habeas? Hominem?, quid ad aurum?||the man or his gold? Which will you take? The man?, when you could have the gold? (Lucilius)|
|discit enim citius, meminitque libentius illud quod quis deridet quam quod probat et veneratur||each learns more readily, and retains more willingly, what makes him laugh than what he approves of and respects (Horace)|
|etiam fortes viros subitis terreri||even brave men are alarmed by sudden terrors (Tacitus)|
|exceptio probat regulam||the exception proves the rule (i.e., gives greater definition) excessus in jure reprobatur|
|Exceptio probat regulam de rebus non exceptis||An exception establishes the rule as to things not excepted|
|exitus acta probat||the ending proves the deeds (i.e., all’s well that ends well)|
|Exitus acta probat||The outcome justifies the deed|
|Exitus acta probat||The outcome proves the deeds. (the end justifies the means) (Ovid)|
|explorant adversa viros||adversity tries men|
|explorant adversa viros; perque aspera duro nititur ad laudem virtus interrita clivo||adversity tries men; and virtue struggles after fame regardless of the adverse heights (Silius Italicus)|
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