Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: March 3

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HODIE: ante diem quintum Nonas Martias

Una hirundo non facit ver.
One swallow does not make a spring.

Vincere vis? Labor adsit; amat victoria curam:
   Vinces, si vincet non tua terga labor.

Gratia referenda.
A favor should be returned.

Quod est venturum, sapiens quasi praesens cavet.
The wise man is wary of what is to come
as if it were already here.


Onager Asino Invidens
Latin version and English version(s)

Simia et Piscatores


Homer: The Odyssey
translated by Tony Kline

The Phantom World
by Augustin Calmet