Thursday, May 7, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 7

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HODIE: Nonae Maiae, Nones of May

Bos ad praesepe conatur currere saepe.
The ox often seeks to run to where he eats.
(seeks/eats as a loose rhyme for praesepe/saepe)

Nec cupio nec opes opto mihi: sit mihi parvo
Laeta, sed a duris libera vita malis.

Non timeo, sed caveo.
I am not afraid, but I am cautious.

Difficile est se noscere.
It is a hard thing to know oneself.


Herinacei et Viperae
Latin version and English version(s)

Oves Timidae et Pastor