Thursday, January 9, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: January 9

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HODIE: antediem quintum Idus Ianuarias

Lupus non leporem sed lupum generat.
A wolf bears not a rabbit but a wolf.

Si duo proponas mala, quaelibet ut faciamus,
Unum sumamus minus, ut maius caveamus.

Fames optimus coquus.
Hunger is the best cook.

Fac hodie: fugit haec non reditura dies.
Do it today:
this day runs away, not to return.


Scarabaeus, Lepus, et Aquila

Simia et Vulpes, Iter Facientes
Latin version and English version(s)


Fables and Satires by Sir Brooke Boothby

Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics by R. Folkard