Thursday, November 21, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: November 21

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HODIE: ante diem undecimum Kalendas Decembres

Echino asperior.
More prickly than a sea-urchin.

Cur similis similem sibi quaerit, amicus amicum?
   Uno nemo potest in pede stare diu.[English]

Semper metuendo sapiens evitat malum.
By constant fear, the wise man avoids trouble.

Ni gradus servetur, nulli tutus est summus locus.
Unless you watch your step,
the highest place is safe for no one.


Simia et Gemelli Eius
Latin version and English version(s)

Pulex et Homo
Latin version and English version(s)