Saturday, July 27, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: July 27

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HODIE: ante diem sextum Kalendas Augustas

Elephantus non capit murem.
An elephant does not catch a mouse.

Asinus asino, sus sui pulcher,
et suum cuique pulchrum.
One donkey looks beautiful to another,
pig to pig, and to each his own is beautiful.

Carcer numquam pulcher.
Prison is never pretty.

Mens alitur discendo et cogitando.
The mind is nourished by learning and thinking.


Haedus Saltans et Lupus
Latin version and English version(s)


Greek story and song by Alfred J. Church