Friday, November 29, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: November 29

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HODIE: ante diem tertium Kalendas Decembres

Noli irritare crabrones.
Don't stir up the hornets.

Quo cui plus dederis, magis hoc tibi fiet amicus;
   Quo plus credideris, hoc magis hostis erit.

Non mare transisset,
pavidus si nauta fuisset.
The sailor would not have crossed the sea
if he had been afraid.

Arma nesciunt leges.
Weapons know no law.


Pastor, Vestis Eius, et Oves
Latin version and English version(s)

Formica et Columba
Latin version and English version(s)