Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: January 15

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HODIE: ante diem duodevicesimum
Kalendas Februarias

Camelus vel scabiosus
complurium asinorum gestat onera.

Even a mangy camel can bear the burdens
of many a donkey.

Si tibi servierit aliquis, sua praemia tecum
Ne retinere diu cures, si diligis aequum.

Contentus vivo parvo.
I live, content with a little.

Nemo non formosus filius matri.
There is no son who is not handsome
in his mother's eyes.


Catus et Gallus
Latin version and English version(s)

Cocleae et Puer


The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius
translated by William Adlington

Legends and Tales
by Annie Besant
(more about Annie Besant at Wikipedia)