|Oh, the times! Oh, the morals! (Cicero)||O tempora! O mores!|
|a claw in the wound (i.e., a knife in the wound) (Cicero)||unguis in ulcere|
|a community is as those who rule it (Cicero)||quales sunt summi civitatis viri talis est civitas|
|a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)||idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum|
|a dishonorable flight from death is worse than any death (Cicero)||turpis autem fuga mortis omni est morte pejor|
|a friend is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)||amicus est tanquam alter idem|
|a good orator is pointed and impassioned (Cicero)||acer et vehemens bonus orator|
|a greater inheritance comes to each of us from our rights and laws than from our parents (Cicero)||major hæreditas venit unicuique nostrum a jure et legibus, quam a parentibus|
|a judge is a speaking law, law a silent judge (Cicero)||magistratum legem esse loquentem, legem autem mutum magistratum|
|a letter does not blush (Cicero)||litteræ non erubescunt|
|a letter … does not blush (Cicero)||epistola … non erubescit|
|a life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age (Cicero)||est etiam quiete et pure et eleganter actæ ætatis placida ac lenis senectus|
|a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)||quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet|
|a pledge of better times (motto of the Order of St. Michael and St. George)||auspicium melioris ævi|
|a praiser of times past (i.e., one who prefers the good old days) (Horace)||laudator temporis acti|
|a promise must be kept not merely in the letter, but in the spirit (Cicero)||semper autem in fide quid senseris, non quid dixeris, cogitandum|
|a rival and imitator of his studies and labors (Cicero)||æmulus atque imitator studiorum ac laborum|
|a sensual and intemperate youth transfers to old age a worn-out body (Cicero)||libidinosa et intemperans adolescentia effœtum corpus tradit senectuti|
|a short term on earth is long enough for a good and honorable life (Cicero)||breve tempus ætatis satis est longum ad bene honesteque vivendum|
|a song for all ages, and from the first origin of the world to our own times (adapted from Ovid)||carmen perpetuum primaque origine mundi ad tempora nostra|
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