[Owl] Lesson 4

No study of literature can yield its highest result without the close study of language,
and consequently the close study of grammar.

Ward W. Briggs, Jr
(Foreword to "Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar")

Maxim 21-30
Omnia mea mecum porto.
All that is mine, I carry with me. (Cicero, Paradoxa)

Faber est suae quisque fortunae.
Every man is the artisan of his own fortune. (Appius Claudius Caecus)

Cui peccare licet peccat minus.
One who is allowed to sin, sins less. (Ovid, Amores)

Ille dolet vere, qui sine teste dolet.
He mourns honestly who mourns without witnesses. (Martialis, Epigrammaton liber)

Non omne quod nitet aurum est.
Not all that glitters is gold. (N/A)

Quem di diligunt adolescens moritur.
He whom the gods love dies young. (Plautus, Bacchides)

Qui tacet, consentit
Silence gives consent. (N/A)

Quod scripsi, scripsi.
What I have written, I have written. (Versio Vulgata, Ioh. 19:22)

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Who is to guard the guards themselves? (Iuvenalis, Saturae)

Post hoc ergo propter hoc.
After this, therefore because of this. (N/A)


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