Friday, August 2, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: August 2

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HODIE: ante diem quartum Nonas Augustas

Latrantem curatne alta Diana canem?
Does lofty Diana care about the dog who howls?
(and for a fable about the moon, see below)

Latet anguis in herba.
A snake hides in the grass.

Unus nihil, duo plurimum possunt.
One can do nothing; two can do many things.

Ultra Epimenidem dormis.
You sleep more than Epimenides.
(about Epimenides)


Luna et Mater
Latin version and English version

Perdix et Vulpes
Latin version and English version(s)