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uried ghosts of the dead care alwut such a
matter ? Yirgil. JEneid, 4, 34.

I«l commune malum ; semel insanivimus
omnes. — It is a common calamity ; at some
one time we have all been mad.

Joh. Baptista Mantuanui. Ecl.y 1.

Id demum est homini turpe, quod meruit
l>ati. — ^That and that alone is a disgrace to
a man, which he has deserved to suffer.

Phadrus. Fab., Book 3, 11, 7.
Id facere laus est quod decct, non quod
licet. — It is a matter of praise to do what
oue ought, not what one may.

Seneca. {Also in aim i far words in

Cicero J Fro Itabinio, 5, 11.)

Id genus omne. — All tliat sort.*

Id maxime quemque dccet, quod est

cuj usque maximo suum. — Tliat best becomes

a man which ia most really his own {i.e,

which is most natural to him.)

Cicero. OJHc, 7, 31.
Id nobis maxime nocet, ouod non ad
rationis lumen sed ad similitudinem aliorum
vivimus. — This is our chief bane, tliat we live
not according to the Ught of reason, but
after the fashion of others.

Seneca. Octaiia, Act 2, 4^4-
Id quod nequo est, neque fuit, neque
f uturum. — That which is not, nor ever has
been, nor ever shall be.

Plautus. Ainphitruo, Act 2,
Idem omnes simul ardor agit nova
quirrere tecta. — The same passion for
seeking new abodes took possession of them
all. Ylrgil. JEncid,7,3U4.

Idem velle ct idem nolle, ca demum
firma amicitia est. — To desire the game
thing and to dislike the same thing, that
alone makes firm friendship.

SaUnst Catil,, 20. (From Cataline's
Oration to his Associates,)

• St« " Hoc genus."

Idoneus homo. — A suitable mfln.

I^avis semper ferise sunt — It is always
hohday with the slothful. Pr.

Ignarissimus quisque, et, ut res docuit,
in periculo non ausurus, nimii verbis, lingWB
feroces. — ^Those who are basest and, as
experience has taught, afraid to venture
into danger^ are very talkative and very
fierce wim their tongues.

Tacltui. Hist.,!, 35.

Ignavum f ucos pccus a pnesepibus arcent.
— They keep out from their hives the drones,
a slothful pack. Ylrgll. Ueorgics, 4i -^^.

Tguem gladio scrutare.f — To stir up the
file with a sword.

Horace. Sat., Book 5, 3, 27G.

Ignem ne gladio fodito.t— Do not poke
tlie fire with a sword. Pr.

Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros.
— The fire proves gold, adversity brave men.


Ignis fatuus. — A foolish fire (a Will-o'-

Ignis sacer. — ** St. Anthony's fire" ; ery-
8i]>elas. Virgil and Pliny, etc

Ignobile vulgus. — The low-bom crowd.

YirglL JErWirf, 7, I49,
Ignorant populi, si non in morte probaris.
An scieris adversa pati.
—The peoples of the world would not Icnow,
if you had not proved it in your death,
whether you knew how to suflFer adverse
fate. Lacanm. Fharsalia, Book 8, 6^,
Of Pompey,

Ignorantia facti ezcusat. — Ignorance of
fact is an excuse. Law.

Ignorantia juris quod quisque tenetur
scire neminem cxcusat. — Ignorance of the
law which everyone is bound to know, ia
no excuse. Law.

Ignorantia non excusat.J —

MedisBTal ProT.

Ignorantia legis excusat neminem. —
Ignorance of the uiw excuses no one. Lav.

Ignorantia non excusat legem. — Ignor-
ance is not an excuse in law. Law.

Ignoratio elenchi (pronounced ell-eng-ki).
—Ignoring the pearl (leaving out the chief
X^oint). Pp.

Ignoratione rcrum bonanim et malarum,
maxime hominum vita vexatur. — The hfe
of man is very greatly harassed by not
knowing the good things and the bad things
{i,e. not knowing good from evil),

Cicero. Fin., U

t See tlio Greek, under " IIDp."

X '• For ignorantia non excusat, as Icli have herd
In bookes."— Win. Langland's " Piers Plowraan"
(1362), Poasus 14, 1. 28.


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Ignoscas aliis multa, nil tibi. — You may
pardon much to others, nothing to yourself.

Ignoti nulla cupido.—There is no desire
for what is not known.

OyIcL Ar8 Amai.f Book 5, 307.
Ignotis errare locis, ignota yidere
Fiumina gaudebat, studio miuuente Icborcm.
— He delighted to wander in unknown
places, to see unknown rivers, the labour
Deing lessened by his zeal for information.
Ovid. Metam.^ Book 4, 204,
Ignoto Deo. — To the unknown God.

Volute. AeU.rr.tS,

Ignotum argent! pondus et auri. — An

unknown weight {i.e, untold quantity) of

sUver and gold. YirgU. JSneid, 2, 350,

Ignotum per ignotius.— That which is un-
known by that which is still more unknown
(to attempt to prove a doubtful matter by
a still more doubtful argument). Pr.

Iliacos intra muros peccatur et extra. —
Fault is conmiittcd both within the walls of
Troy and without {i.e. there is fault on both
sides). Horace. Ep.^ Book 1, 2^ 10.

Ilia ffitas magis ad hasc utenda idonea est.
— ^That age is much more apt to enjoy
these things.

Terence. Seauiontimorummot, i, i, SI.

Ilia estagricolae messis ini(}uasuo. — ^That is

a harvest unsatisfactory to its husbandman.

OTid. Heroides, Ep. 12, /^.

lUa fidem dictis addore sola potest. — That
(the intention) can alone add confidence to
what we say. Ovid. Heroide»y Ep. f i, 136.

lUa laus est, magno in genera et in divitiis

Liberos hominem educare, generi monu-

mentum et sibi.
— It is worthy of praise for a man, of great
social position and very great wealth, to
bring up his children as a worthy memorial
of hu family and of himself.

PlaatoB. Mile* Gioriosus, Act 5, i, 100.

lUa placet tellus, in qua res parva beatum
He facit, et tenues luxuriantur opes.
— ^That spot of ground pleases 'me in which
small possession makes me happy, and
where slight resources are abuudaut.

MartiaL Epig., Book 10, 06, 5.

lUam osculantur, qua sunt opprcssi,

manum. — They kiss the hand by which they

are oppressed. Phssdrus. E^ab., Book 5, 1, o.

niam quicquid agit, quoquo vestigia flectit,
Componit furtim, subsequiturquo decor.
— Wnatever she does, wherever she bends
her steps, grace silently orders her actions
and follows her movements.

IlbuUus. Book 4,2,7.

Ille dies utramque
Ducet ruinam.

— That self -same day shall be the ending of
us both. Horace. Odi!s, Book 2, 17, 8.

lUo doletvere qui sine teste dolet.— He
truly laments who laments when there is no
one by. Martial. Epig., Book i, 84, 4*

Ille igitur nunquam direxit brachia contra
Torrcntem ; nee civis erat qui libera posset
Verba animi profcrre, et vitam impendero

— He, then, never used his arms against the
stream ; nor was he a citizen who could utter
the unfettered thoughts of his mind, and
devote his life to the cause of truth.

Juvenal. Sat., 4, 80.
lUo per extentum f unem mihi posse videtur
Ire poeta, meum aui pectus inaniter augit,
Irritat, mulcet, falsis terroribus implet,
Ut magus : ct modo me Thebis, modo- ponit

— That poet seems to me capable of walking
on a stretched rope, who tortures my breast
about nothing, excites it to wrath, soothes
it again, fills it with false alarms, all with
the t>owcr of a magician; and who places
me down now at Thebes and now at Athens.

Horace. Ep., Book 2, 1, 210.
Die potens sui
Lfctusque deget, cui licet in diem
Dixisse, Vixi ; eras vel atra
Nube polum pater occupato,
Vel sole puro.

— Ho will live a joyful man and his own
master, who can say at the end of the day
**I have lived; whether the Father of all
chooses on the morrow to fill the sky with
black cloud, or whether with pure sunlight.'*
Horace. Od^s, Book 3, f§, 41.
Ille rogari, invidiam judicat; hie non
rogari contumeliora. Non omnes ab eadem
parte feriuntm'. — This man esteems it as a
si)ecial piece of spite if he is asked ; that man
regards it as an msult not to be asked. Wo
are not all annoyed in the some way.

Seneca. De Ira, Book 3, 10.

Hie sapit ouisquis, Postume, vixit heri. —

He is wise, Postumus, whoever he is, who

lived yesterday (rather than for to-morrow).

HartlaL Epig., Book 6, 50, S.

Hie sinistrorsum, hicdextrorsum, abit : uuus

Error, sod variis illudit partibus.
— Oue goes to the left, another to tlie right ;
both have the same delusion, but it plays
with them in different ways.

Horace. ISat., Book 2, 3, 50.
Ille terrarum mihi praetcr omnos
Angulus ridet.

— That comer of the world has smiles for
me beyond all other places.

Horace. Odes, Book 2, 6, I4.


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Ille vir, baud magna cum re, sed plcuos
fidel — He is a man, not of large possessions,
bat full of honour. Pr.

Illi inter sese multa vi brachia tollunt.
In numerum, versantque tenaci forcipe

— Tliey with great strength lift their arms
with regulated order amongst themselves,
and turn the mass of metal with the griping
tong?. YlrglL ^neid^ 8,453,

Illi mors gravis incubat,
Qui notus nimis omnibus,
Ignotus moritur sibL

— His is an evil end, who dies known too
well to all men, but without knowlodjje of
himself. Seneca. Thyestes, Act 2, Chor,
Illi robur et ees triplex
Circa pectus erat, qui fragilem truci
Commisit pelago ratem

— Oak and triple brass were round his breast,
who first entrusted his frail bark to the
savage sea. Horace. Odety Book 1,3,9.

lUiberale est mentiri; ingenuum Veritas
decot. — It is a low thing to lie; truth
becomes the well-bom man. Pr.

Illic apposito narrabis multa Lycfro. —
There, with the wine before you, you will
tell of many things.

Ovid. Amot-um, Book 11, 40.

iTiotis pedibus et manibus ingredi. — To
enter with unwashed feet and hands {i.c,
without proper reverence).

Ft. {Gcllius, Book 17, 5, I4, etc.)*

Hluc est sapere, qui, ubicunque opus fit,
i^iiwinTTi possis flectere. — This it is to be
wise, when you can bend your mind in
whatever direction circumstances may re-
quire. Terence. Hecyra, 4$ S, 2,

lUud amicitiffi sanctum et venerabile nomen
Re tibi pro vili, sub pedibusque jacet ?
— Is that sacred and venerable name of
friendship held by thee as a worthless
thing, worthy to be trodden underfoot ?

Ovid. THstia, Book 1, 8, 15.

Imago animi vultus est, indices oculu —
The countenance is the portrait of the mind,
the eyes are its informers.

Cicero. De Oratore, 3.

Imberbis juvenis, tandem custode remoto,
Gaudet equis canibusque, et aprici gramine

— The beardless youth, his tutor being at
length dismissed, delights in horses, and
dogs, and the sunny expanse of the turf.

Horace, ije Arte roctica, 162,

Immedicabile vulnus. — An incurable
wound. Ovid. Met., 1, IW,

* Set** Non Bolum man us."

Immensum gloria calcar habet. — Glorj
has a boundless stimulus.

Ovid. Ep. ex Font., Book 4, S, 36.

Immodicis brevis est setas, et rara senectus.
Quicquid ames, cupias non placuisse nimis.
— Short is the duration of things which are
immoderate, and seldom do they enjoy old
age ; whatever you love, desire that it may
not please you too much.

MartiaL £piy,, Book 6, t9, 7.

Immoritur studiis, et amoro senescit
habendi.— He is killing himself with his
efforts and is growing old with the love of
gain. Horace. Ep. Book 1, 7, 85,

Immortale odium et uiunquam sanabile
vulnus. — An undying hatred and a wound
never to be cured. (Of religious feuds.)

Juvenal. Sat. 15, 34.

Immortalia ne speres monet annus, ot

Quod rapit hora diom.

—The year, and the hour which carries off
the propitious day, warn you not to hope for
things which are immortaL

Horace. Ode», Book 4, 7, 7.

Immortalis est ingenii memoria. — The
memory of genius is immortal.

Seneca. De Consolat. ad Folyh., 37,

Imo pectore.— From the bottom of the
heart, etc. YirgU. ^neid, Book 11, STT.

Irapavidum ferient ruinfie.— The falling
ruins will strike him undismayed.

Horace. Odes, Book 3, 3.

Impera parendo. — Govern by obeying.


Imperare sibi maximum imperium est.—

To master one's self is the greatest mastery.

Seneca. Ep. 113, Jin.

Imperat aut servit coUecta pccunia
cuique.— Money amassed either commands
or obeys each of us.

Horace. Ep., Book 1, 10, Iff,

Imperia dura tolle, quid virtus erit? —
Remove hard restraint, what virtue will
there be left ?

Seneca. Hercules Furens, Act £, 4^3.

Imperium et libertas. — Empire and liberty.
Founded on Cicero. I'hilippka, 4, 4'f

Imperium facile iis artibus retinetur,
quibus initio partum est — Power is easily
retained by those arts by which it was in the
first place acquired. Sallust. CatUiua^ 2.

Imperium in imperio.— A government
within a government. Pr.

t See Disraeli (p. J 17, note); also "TopoU

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Impetrare oportet, quia aiquum postulas.
—It IS right that you should obtain, because
you ask wliat is fair. Plautos.

Implacabiles plerumque Isesas mulicres. —
When injured, women are generally im-
placable. Pr.

Impletus venter non vult studere libeutor.
— An overfilled belly will not study willingly.


Imponere Pelio Ossam. — To pile Ossa
upon Pelion. Virgil. Georgics^ /, SSI.

Impos animi. — Weak in mind.

PlautOB. BacchideSf Metieechmi, etc.

Impotentia excusat legem. — Inability
Buspends the law. Law.

Imprimatur. — Let it be printed.

Imprimis venerare Deos. — First and fore-
most reverence the Gods.

YirglL Gcorgks, 1, 333,
Crescunt divitioo ; tamen
Curtaa nescio quid semper abest rei.
— Riches increase to a monstrous extent;
yet there is always something, I know not
what, wanting to our still imperfect fortune.
Horace. Odes, Book J, 24, 62,

Improbe amor, quid non mortalia pectora
cogis ? — O base love, to what do you compel
mortal hearts ? YlrgU. Jineid, 4, 4I£,

Improbe facit, q^ui in alieno libro in^enio-
sus est. — He does ill who is hypercritical as
to another man's book.

Martial. Bpig., Book 1. Preface.

Improbe Neptunum accusat, qui iterura

naufragium facit. — He wrongly accuses

Neptune, who makes shipwieck a second

time. Publiliui Syras. Gellius, 17, I4 ;

Macrobiusy Sat, f , 7.

Improbi hominis est mendacio fallere. — It
is the nature of a scoundrel to deceive by
lying. Cicero. Fro Murena, 3'J, 6z.

Improbis aliena virtus semper f ormidolo&a
est. - -I'o the wicked the virtue of others is
isdways fearful.

BaUoftt {adapted). {See * ' Regihus bon i. ")

Improbitas illo fuit admirabilis rovo. —
Villainy was an object of wonder in that
age. Juvenal. Sat. , IS, 53.

Improbus est homo, qui beneficium scit

sumere, et reddere neacit. — The man is a

scoundrel who knows how to accept a

favour but does not know how to return it.

Plautus. Persay Act 5, 1,

Impunitas semper ad deteriora invitat. —
Absence of punishment always encourages
people to woi"se offences. Coke.

Jn actu.— In the very act.

In ajquali jure melior est conditio possi -
dentis,— In a case of equal right, the posi-
tion of the person in possession is the better.


In aequilibrio. — In a state of equilibrium.

In acre piscari ; in mare venari —To fish
in the air ; to hunt in the sea. Pr.

In ajtemum.— For ever.

In ambiguo.— In a doubtful manner.

In amore htec omnia insunt vitia; injurias,
Suspiciones, inimicitio), inducice,
Bellura, pax rursum.

—In love are all those evils, affronts, sus-
picions, enmities, truces, war, and then
again peace. Terence. Eunuchus, 7, i, 14.

In amore hsec sunt mala ; bellimi,
Pax rursum.

— In love there are these evils; warfare,
and then peace again.

Horace. Sat,, Book S, 3, 267,

In amore semper mondax iracundia est. —
In love wrath is always a liar.

PabliliuB Byrus.

In Anglia non est interregnum. — In

England there is no interregnum recognised.

In anima vili— On a soul of little worth.

In anulo Dei figuram ne gestato.— Do
not wear God's image in a ring. Pr,

In aqua scribis. — You are writing in
water. Pr.

In arena eedificas. — You are building on
sand. Pr.

In articulo mortis.— At the moment of

In audiondi officio perit gratia si rei)os-
catur. — In the function of listening the
grace is lost if the listener's attention is de-
manded not as a favour but as a due.

Pliny the Younger. Up., Book i, 13.

In beato omnia beata. — With a lucky man
all things are lucky. Pr.

In caducum parietem inclinare.— To lean
against a falling wall. Pr.

In calamitoso risus etiam injuria est. —
Even laughter is an injury to one who has
suffered great loss. Publilius Syrus.

In camera. — In a private room. Law.

In capito orphan! discit chirurgus. — The

surgeon practiiies on the head of an orphan.

Pr. {Meducval).

In Cauda venenum. — The poison is in the


In causa facili, cuivis licet esse diserto. —
In an easy case anyone may be eloquent.

Ovid. Trhtta, Book 3, 11, 21.


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In ccdIo nonqnam spectatam impune
comctam. — ^A comet never seen in heaven
vrithout implying disaster. Claudlai.

In coalo quies.— In heaven there is rest


In coDlum jacularis.— You are shooting

your javelin into the sky. Pr.

In oommendam. — In trust or recom-
mendation. Law.

In commune quodcumaue est lucri. —
What gain there is (in this cnanco discovery)
is common property.

Phadras. Fab., Book 5, 6, 5,

In cruoe saluB. — In the cross there is safety.

Thomas k Kempls.

Imit, CTiristif Book 2, chap, 12,

In curia. —In the court. Law.

In cute curanda plus asquo operata ju-
ventus. — Youth occupied more than is right
in care for the outward man (lit., care for
the skin). Horace. Ep., Book i, f, 20,

In diem. — To some future day.

In diem vivere. — ^To live the day {%.$,
from hand to mouth).

In divitiis inopes, quod genus egcstatis
gruvissimum est. — Wanting money in the
midst of wealth, which kind of want is the
most grievous of all. Seneca. Epist. , 7^.

In Domino confido. — In the Lord I put
my trust. Yul^ate. Ts., 11, 1,

In duhiis benigniora sunt semper pne-
fcrenda. — In doubtful matters the more
merciful view is always to be preferred.

In eadem re utilitas et turpitudo esse non
potest. — Usefulness and baseness cannot
exist in the same thiug.

Cicero. Le Officiis, Book Sy 8,

In ebuma vagina plumbcus gladius. —
A leaden sword in an ivory scabbard.

2V. o/ Diogenes. {Of a fop.)
In equilibrio.— In a state of equilibrium.
In esse. — In actual being.
In extenso. — In full.

In extremis. — In the lost moments; at
the i>oiut of death.*

In fcrrum pro libertate ruebant. — ^They
rushed upon the sword in libei'ty's cause.


In flaramam flammas, in mare fundis
aquas.— You pour flames \\\yo\i flame, water
iuto the sea. Ovid. Amoium, liookS^ ^)'U'

In flammam no manum injicito. — Do not
thrust your hand into the fire. Pr.

In foribus scribat, occupatum se esse.^
Let him write on the doors that he is busy.


In forma pauperis.^ In the form of a poor
man. Law.

In foro consdentiss. — Before the tribunal
of conscience. Lav.

In fuga f coda mors est, in victoria ^loriosa.
— In flight death is disgraceful, in victory it
is glorious. t Cicero {adapted).

In furios ignemque niunt ; amor omnibus
idem.— They rush upon fire and furies ; love
is the same m all. Virgil. Georgiet^ J, t44»

In futuro. —In the future.

In hoc signo vinces. — In this sign (the
cross) thou wialt conauer.

Motto said to nave been adopted by
Comtantine the Great,

In hoc viro, tanta vis animi ingeniique
fuit, ut ^uocunque loco natus esset, fortu*
nam sibi ipse facturus fuisse videretur. —
In this man there was such force of mind
and character that in whatever country he
had been bom, he would have been bound
to have made his fortune for himself.

Livy. 89, 40. {OfM. Porcius Cato.)

In judicando criminosa est celeritas. —
Haste in giving judgment is criminal.

Publillos Syros.
In limine. — At the threshold.

In loco parentis. — In the place of a parent.

In magnis et voluisse sat est. — It is enough
in great matters even to have wished (t.e.
to have had the will and desire for them.)

Propertius. Book S, 10, 6.
In mala uxoro atque inimico si quid sumas,

sumptus est ;
In bono hospite atque amioo, qusestus est

?uod sumitur.
f you spend money on a bad wife or an
enemy your money is gone ; but what you
tpond on a friend and comrade is gained.
Plautus. MiUs GloHosuSf Act 3, i, 79.

In malis sperare bene nisi innooens nemo
solet. — No one is wont to hope for good in
evil except an innocent man.

PubliUus Syms.
In mauibus Mars ipso, viri; nunc conjugis

Quis()ue suae tectique momor; nunc magna


Facta ))atrum laudesque.
— The battle is in your hn

• hands, men ; now let
each bo mindful of his wife and of his home ;
now recall the great deeds and glory of vour
ancestors. Ylrgll. ^Efind, 10,'^SfJ.

•Set" Vulgate," St Mark, 5, 23.

t See'Thillpi.ic.s,"8, 10,29.


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In manns tnas eommendo epiritiim menin.
—Into Thy hands I commena iny spirit.

Volute, i^^. Luke, tS, 4G.

In mari aqaaxn quaerit.— He seeks for
water in the sea. Pr.

In me consnmpsit vires Fortnna nocondo.
— Fortune has exhausted her powers in
working me injury. Anon.

In medias res. — In the very midst of the
matter. Horace* De Arte Foetica, I4S,

In medio tutissimus ibis. — You will pro-
ceed most safely by the middle course.

OYid, Metam., Book S, 137.

In medio virtus.— Virtue lies in modera-
tion. Pr.
In melle sunt lingua sitsB vestrse, atque

Lacteoue: corda in felle sunt sita atque

acerbo aceto.
— Your tongues and words are steeped in
honey and milk ; your hearts are steeped in
gall and biting vinegar.

Plaatus. JVucukntus, Act /, S,

In mercatura facicnda multte follaciio et
quasi praestigio) oxercentur. — ^In the conduct
of commerce many deceptions are practisod
aud almost juggleries. Pr.

In morbis minus. — Less [of everything] in

Tr. of Hippocrates. *^ A good profound
aphorism,^* according to Bacon,

In morbo recolligit se animus. — In sick-
ness the mind reflects upon itself.

Pliny. Book 7.

In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas,
in omnibus caritas. — In essentials onitjr, in
doubtful matters liberty, in all things
charity. Rapertm Meldenius.

In nomine Domini incipit omne malum. —

Every evil thing begins in the Lord's name.

Medlaval Saying.

In nova fert animus mutatas dicere f ormas


— My mind leads me to speak of forms
changed into new bodies.

Ovid. Met am, f Book 1, i,

In nubibus.~In the clouds.

In nuce Ilias.— An Iliad in a nutshelL Pr.

In nullum avarus bonus est, in se pessimus.
— ^The avaricious man is good to no one, he
is worst of all to himself. Publillai Byrus.

In omnia jNiratus.— PrexHured against all
things. Pr.

In omnibus fere minori ffitati succurritur.
— In almost everything a |>ersoii not of age
is protected by the Uw. (aw.


In omnibus quidem, max! me tamcn in
jure roquitas est. — In all things indeed there
IS equity, but most of all in law. Law.

In jMice leones, in proelio corvi.—In peace
lions, in battle stkgs. Pr.

In pari materia. — In a similar matter.

In partibus. — In (foreign^ parts.
Pliny the Younger. ii>., Book 3, 16 ; ct al.
In partibus infidclium.— In parts of the
world occupied by unbelievers. Mediaaval.

In perpetuam roi memoriam. — In con-
tinual remembrance of the matter.

In perpetuum, frater, avc, atque vale.^
For ever, brother, hail and farewell.

Catullus. 101, 10.

In pertusum ingeriraus dicta dolium. —
We tnrow our words into a perforated
cask. PlautuB. TseudoluSf Act 1, 3, 35,

In pios usus. — ^For pious uses.

In pleno. — In full.

In pontificalibus. — In full priestly robes.

In portu quies. — Rest in the haven. Pr.

In posse. — In possibility ; a condition
which may be regarded as possible. Law*

In prresenti. — At the present time.

In prece totus cram. — I was wholly im-
mersed in prayer.

Ovid. Fast., Book 6, 261,
In pretio pretium nunc est; dat ccnsuf

Census amicitias ; pauper ubique jacet.
— Worth now lies in what a man is worth ;
property gives honours, property brinf?s
friendships; everywhere tne poor man is
down-trodden. Ovid. Fast., Book i, 217.

In principatu commutando civium,
Nil proQter domini nomen mutant paupercs.
— In a change of rule among the citizens,
the poor change nothing beyond the name
of their master.

PhsBdrai. Fab., Book 1, 15, 1.

In propria persona. — In his own person.

In proverbiam cessit, 8aj>ientiam vino
oburabrari. — It has passed into a proverb
that wisdom is clouded by wine.

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