Saturday, June 15, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 15

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HODIE: ante diem septimum decimum Kalendas Iulias

Capta avis est pluris quam mille in gramine ruris.
A captured bird is worth more than a thousand in the grass of the field. (A bird in the hand...)

Qui amat me, amat et canem meum.
Who loves me loves my dog too. (Bernard of Clairvaux)

Quam felix vita transit sine negotiis!
How happily life goes by when you don't have work to do!

Domus divisa contra se non stabit.
A house divided against itself will not stand.


Asinus et Domini Canis
Latin version and English version(s)

Concubinae Duae
Latin version and English version(s)


Classic myth and legend 
by A. R. Hope Moncrieff

Tales of the Greek seas by Andrew Lang,
with illustrations by H. J. Ford