Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: The Ides of November

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HODIE: Idus Novembres

Multi qui boves stimulent, pauci aratores.
Many there are who whip the oxen,
but few ploughmen.

Diversos diversa iuvant; non omnibus annis
   Omnia conveniunt: res, prius apta, nocet.[English]

Gaudeamus igitur.
Let us therefore rejoice.

Trahit sua quemque voluptas.
Each person's pleasure pulls him along.


Asini Spongiis et Sale Onusti
Latin version and English version(s)

Vespertilio et Mustelae Duae
Latin version and English version(s)


The Stars in Song and Legend
by Jermain G. Porter

by Charlotte M. Yonge