Sunday, June 30, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 30

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HODIE: pridie Kalendas Iulias

Verba ligant homines, taurorum cornua funes.
Words bind men; ropes bind the horns of bulls.

Cornix scorpium rapuit.
The crow snatched up a scorpion.

Qualis mater, talis et filia.
Like mother, like daughter also.

Audentior ibo.
I will go forth more boldly.


Testudo et Iuppiter
Latin version and English version(s)


Baby's Own Aesopillustrated by Walter Crane