HODIE: ante diem sextum Kalendas Septembres (and yes, you can have your own Roman Google Calendar).
VERBUM HODIERNUM: Today's word is QUAERO - read a brief essay about the word at the Verbosum blog. Here's one of the sayings you can find in the essay: Quaerendo invenietis., "By seeking, you will find."
Mille Fabulae et Una: Here are the latest things I've been posting over at the 1001 Fabulae site... and you can download your free PDF copy of the book, too.
Bestiaria Latina Podcast: Today's Latin audio fable is Pater et Filii Litigantes - and it's also an easy-to-read fable!
TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS: Widgets available at SchoolhouseWidgets.com.
3-Word Mottoes: Today's 3-word motto is Dum vivo, spero (English: So long as I live, I hope).
3-Word Proverbs: Today's 3-word proverb is Nummus nummum parit (English: Money makes money).
Rhyming Proverbs: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Quid iuvat adspectus, si non conceditur usus? (English: What is the good of looking at something, if you're not allowed to use it?).
Vulgate Verse: Today's verse is Moritur doctus, similiter et indoctus (Ecc. 2:16). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
Elizabethan Proverb Commentary: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Conybeare: Canina facundia: Doggishe or currishe eloquence. A proverbe applyed to suche as do never exercise there tongue or penne but in reproving or blamyng other menne.
Today's Poem: Today's poem is from Cato's Distichs, with a word list at NoDictionaries.com:
Multorum disce exemplo, quae facta sequaris,English: "Learn by the example of many people which deeds to imitate, and which to avoid; another person's life is our teacher." What a great statement about learning by both positive and negative exempla!
Quae fugias: vita est nobis aliena magistra.
Today's image is Walter Crane's illustration for the captured trumpeter: 864. Tubicen Captus. Tubicen, ab hostibus captus, “Ne me,” inquit, “interficite; nam inermis sum, neque quidquam habeo praeter hanc tubam.” At hostes “Propter hoc ipsum,” inquiunt, “te interimemus quod, cum ipse pugnandi sis imperitus, alios ad pugnam incitare soles.”