|count it the greatest sin to prefer your existence to your honor, and for the sake of life to lose every reason for living (Juvenal)||summum crede nefas animam præferre pudori, et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas|
|(+ dat.) put before, prefer, favor, promote||antepono|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||his|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||illis|
|(fig.) while there is life there is hope||nulli desperandum, quamdiu spirat|
|(in the abl.) on account of, for the sake of||causa|
|a bird rarely seen on earth, and very much resembling a black swan (i.e., something unique) (Juvenal)||rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno (or cycno)|
|a brief time if you count the years; an age if you count the changes it brought forth (Pliny the Younger)||si computes annos, exiguum tempus; si vices rerum, ævum putes|
|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 crime of a very deep dye (i.e., one committed by a respected person) (Juvenal)||facinus majoris abollæ|
|a deadly hatred, and a wound that can never be healed (i.e., religious disagreement) (Juvenal)||immortale odium et nunquam sanabile vulnus|
|a friend is the solace of life||amicus vitæ solatium|
|a heart imbued with generous honor (Persius)||incoctum generoso pectus honesto|
|a hungry populace listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers (Seneca)||nec rationem patitur, nec æquitate mitigatur nec ulla prece flectitur, populus esuriens|
|a king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king. His power is only from the public good||rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. Potentia non est nisi ad bonum|
|a king should prefer his country to his children (Seneca)||præferre patriam liberis regem decet|
|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”)||verbosa ac grandis epistola venit a Capreis|
|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 life without purpose is an aimless one (Seneca)||vita sine proposito vaga est|
|a lucky man is rarer than a white crow (Juvenal)||felix ille tamen corvo quoque rarior albo|
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