Saturday, January 25, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: January 25

Here is a round-up of today's proverbs and fables. You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you might prefer to subscribe by email.

HODIE: ante diem octavum Kalendas Februarias

Equi dentes inspicere donati.
To look at the teeth of a gift horse.

Quae dilata fuit iam longo tempore, tandem
   Peccati poenam qui meruere ferunt.

Fames artium magistra.
Hunger is the teacher of skills.

Quo altior gradus, tanto profundior casus.
The higher the station, the greater the fall.


Piscator et Calamus


The Iliad by Alfred J. Church

An argosy of fables by Frederic Cooper