|thus you bees make honey not for yourselves; thus you birds build nests not for yourselves; thus you sheep bear fleeces not for yourselves (Virgil, as a challenge to Bathyllus who claimed authorship of a set of verses that Virgil himself had composed)||sic vos non vobis mellificatis apes; sic vos non vobis nidificatis aves; sic vos non vobis vellera fertis oves|
|(correctum)to make correct, make right||corrigo|
|(trans.) to make, do, act, perform, cause, bring about||facio|
|(With) love, behaviour, words, actions. --- Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]||Amore, more, ore, re|
|a bird flies to its own (i.e., birds of a feather flock together)||ales volat propriis|
|a bough grows in its place leaves of the same metal (Virgil)||simili frondescit virga metallo|
|a feeble dart (or spear) thrown to no effect (i.e., a weak and ineffectual argument) (Virgil)||telum imbelle sine ictu|
|a gilded bit does not make for a better horse (Seneca)||non faciunt meliorem equum aurei freni|
|a good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature (Accius)||probæ etsi in segetem sunt deteriorem datæ fruges, tamen ipsæ suaptæ natura enitent|
|A good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature. (Accius)||Probae esti in segetem sunt deteriorem datae fruges, tamen ipsae suaptae enitent|
|a great crowd accompanying (Virgil)||magna comitante caterva|
|a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)||magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit|
|a greater succession of events presents itself to my muse (Virgil)||major rerum mihi nascitur ordo|
|a grief too great to be told, O queen, you bid me renew (Virgil, Aeneas’s reply to Dido)||infandum, regina, jubes renovare dolorem|
|a loan (Dare mutuumto = Make a loan.)||mutuus|
|a mind diseased cannot bear anything harsh (Ovid)||mensque pati durum sustinet ægra nihil|
|a monster horrendous, hideous, and vast, deprived of sight (Virgil, of the blinded Cyclops, Polyphemus)||monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum|
|a single head of cattle, especially a sheep||pecus|
|a snake lies hid in the grass (Virgil)||latet anguis in herba|
|a way must be tried (Virgil)||tentanda via est|
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