|verbosa ac grandis epistola venit a Capreis||a lengthy and momentous letter came from Capri (Juvenal, in reference to Emperor Tiberias’ missive from his residence at Capri condemning Sejanus in 31 CE; also rendered derisively as “a grand and wordy letter from Capri”)|
|arma virumque cano, Troiæ qui primus ab oris Italiam fato profugus Laviniaque venit litora, multum ille et terris jactatus et alto vi superum, sævæ memorem Iunonis ob iram||I sing of arms and the man who first from the shores of Troy came destined an exile to Italy and the Lavinian beaches, much buffeted he on land and on the deep by force of the gods because of fierce Juno’s never-forgetting anger (Virgil, opening lines of|
|Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amor||Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
|aurea nunc vere sunt sæcula; plurimus auro venit honos; auro conciliatur amor||the age we live in is the true age of gold; by gold men attain to the highest honor and win even love (Ovid)|
|benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini||blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord (St. Matthew 21:9)|
|cineri gloria sera est (or cineri gloria sera venit)||glory paid to ashes (the dead) comes too late (Martial)|
|Cineri gloria sera venit||Fame comes too late to the dead|
|citius venit periculum cum contemnitur||the danger we despise comes quickest upon us (Publius Syrus and Laberius)|
|cum altera lux venit jam cras hesternum consumpsimus; ecce aliud cras egerit hos annos, et semper paulum erit ultra||when another day has arrived, we will find that we have consumed our yesterday’s tomorrow; another morrow will urge on our years, and still be a little beyond us (Persius)|
|de multis grandis acervus erit||out of many things a great heap will be formed (Ovid)|
|de parvis grandis acervus erit||small things will make a large pile|
|epistola||letter, epistle, missive, message|
|epistola … non erubescit||a letter … does not blush (Cicero)|
|epistola, epistula, litterae||missive|
|epistula, litterae, epistola||epistle|
|epistula, litterae, epistola, tabellae||letter|
|est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia cœli. Sedibus ætheriis spiritus ille venit||there is a god within us, and we hold commerce with heaven. That spirit comes from abodes on high (Ovid)|
|horæ momento, cita mors venit aut victoria læta||in a moment comes either sudden death or joyful victory (Horace)|
|leniter ex merito quidquid patiare ferendum est, quæ venit indigne pœna dolenda venit||whatever you suffer deservedly should be borne with resignation; the penalty that comes upon us undeservedly comes as a matter for just complaint (Ovid)|
|major hæreditas venit unicuique nostrum a jure et legibus, quam a parentibus||a greater inheritance comes to each of us from our rights and laws than from our parents (Cicero)|
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