|sæpe stylum vertas, iterum quæ digna legi sint scripturus; neque, te ut miretur turba, labores contentus paucis lectoribus||you must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; labor not for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers (Horace)|
|acti labores jucundi||the remembrance of past labors is pleasant|
|addere legi justitiam decus||it is to one’s honor to combine justice with law|
|addere legi justitiam Deo||to add the justice of God to the law|
|aliena opprobria sæpe absterrent vitiis||we are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others (Horace)|
|alter rixatur de lana sæpe caprina propugnat nugis armatus||another frequently disputes about goat’s wool and rises in arms for trifles (Horace)|
|arcanum neque tu scrutaberis ullius unquam; commissumque teges et vino tortus et ira||never inquire into another man’s secret; but conceal that which is entrusted to you, though tortured both by wine and passion to reveal it (Horace)|
|assiduo labuntur tempora motu, non secus ad flumen. Neque enim consistere flumen. Nec levis hora potest||time glides by with constant movement, not unlike a stream. For neither can a stream stay its course, nor can the fleeting hour (Ovid)|
|casus quem sæpe transit, aliquando invenit||chance (or misfortune) will at some time or another find the one whom it has often passed by (Publilius Syrus)|
|cedunt grammatici; vincuntur rhetores turba tacet||the grammarians give way; the rhetoricians are beaten off and all the assemblage is silent (Juvenal)|
|celebritas, turba, populus, caterva||crowd|
|cignoni non sine causa Apoloni dicata sint, quod ab eo divinationem habere videantur, qua providentes quid in morte boni sit, cum cantu et voluptate moriantur||the swan is not dedicated to Apollo without cause, because foreseeing his happiness in death, he dies with singing and pleasure (Cicero)|
|contentus||strained, stretched, eager, zealous|
|contra verbosos noli contendere verbis; sermo datur cunctis, animi sapientia paucis||do not contend with words against wordy people; speech is given to all, wisdom to few (Dionysius Cato)|
|cætera fortunæ, non mea, turba fuit||the rest of the crowd were friends of my fortune, not of me (Ovid)|
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