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Yirgli. Eclogues, 1, 11,
Non eauidem yellem; sed me mea fata

Inque meas noenas ingeniosus eram.
—Would indeed I had not ; but mv fata
drew me on, and I was clever in bnnging
about my own punishment.

OYld. TrxMtiutn^ 2, 341.

Non erat his locus. — For these there was
noplace. Horace. De Arte Poctica, 19.

Non erit in Stygia notior umbra domo.—
There will not be a more notable sheide in
the Stygian abode.

MartlaL Epig., Book 12, 52, 12,
Non es tam simplex, quam vis, Callistrate.

credi ; '

Nam quisquis narrat talia. plura tacet.
—You are not so straightforward, Callistra-
tus, as you wish to be thought ; for he who
tells such things, is silent about more things
than he tells. MartlaL Epig., Book 12,35,3,

Non esse cupidum, pecunia est ; non esse
emaoem, vectigal est ; contentum vero suis
rebus esse, maximas sunt, certissimooque
divitiae.— Not to be avaricious U money ;
not to be fond of buying is a revenue ; but
to be content with our own is the greatest
and most certain wealth of all.

Cicero. Taradoxa, 6, 3,

Non est ad astra mollis e terris via.—
There is no easy way to the stars from the
earth. Seneca. Hercules Furens, Act 2, 437.

Non est bonum ludere cum Diis. — It is
not good to sport with the gods. Pr,

Non est, crede mihi, sapient is dicere, Vivam.
Sera nimis vita est crastina ; vive hodie.
—It IB not, believe me, the sign of a wise
man to say, •• I wiU Uve." Life put off tiU
the morrow is too late ; live to-day.

Martial. Epig., Book 1, 16, 16,

Non est de pastu omnium qusestio, sed de

lana. — It is not a question of the feeding of

all the sheep, but of their wool {i.e. of their

fleeces). pjyg i,^

Non est de sacco tanta farina tuo.— AU
that meal is not from your own sack.


Non eat ejusdem et multa et opportuna
dicere. — It is not the nature of one and the
same person to talk much and what is
suitable to the occasion. pp

Non est factum.— It is not my deed. Law.'

Non est in medico semper relevetur ut
cger.— It is not always in the physician's
power to cure the sick person.

Ovid. Ep. ex Font., Book 1, 3, 17,

Non est inventus.— He has not been
found. (Non est inventus locus ejus. His

Slace has not been found. Vulgate, Ps 37
^•) Law!

Non est locus esse malignum.— It h not
humour to be spiteful. pp,

Non est nostri ingenii.— It is not of our
<»Pacity. Cicero.

Non est ornamentum virile, concinnitaa.
— ^Elegance is not an ornament worthy of
»™wi« Seneca. Epitt, 115.


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Non est
Piscis ; homo eat ; hominem, Calliodore,

— It is not fish, it is man ; you are devour-
ing man, Caliiodorus. fTho allusion is to
the extravagaut price paia for fish by Roman
epicures, the price of a slave beiug less thaa
that given sometimes for a H&h.)

Martial. Book 10, SI, 6.

Non est princeps super logos, sed leges
supra principera. — The prince is not above
the laws, but the laws above the pritice.

Pliny the Younger. Fanctj. TraJ., 65,

Non est remedium adversus sycopliant'o
morsum. — There is no remedy agaicst the
bite of a flatterer. Pr.

Non est tuum, fortuna quo 1 fecit tuum.

— What fortune has matie yours is not

yours. Seneca. {Quoted, in Fp. S,

as a verse from rublUiui St/rtis.)

Non est ulla studiorum satietas. — ^There
is no satiety in study.

Erasmui. FamiUaria Colloquia,

Non est vivore, sed valere vita. — Life is
not to be alive, but to be well.

Martial. Fpig,, Book 6, 70, IS.

Non ex quovis ligno fit Mercurius. —
Mercury is not carved out of every kind of
Appulelui. Said to bt taken from Pythagoras,

Non exercitus, neque thesauri, praesi »ia
regni suut, verura aniici. — Truly not armies
nor treasures are the safeijuarcls of a king-
dom, but friends. Ballust. Jugurlha, 10,

Non expedit omnia vidcre, omnia audire ;

multse nos injuria transcant. — It is not well

to see everything, to hear everything ; let

man . causes of offence pass by us unnoticed.

Seneca. De Jtra^ Book 3, 11,

Non fnrmosus erat, sed erat facundus
Ulixes. — Ulysses was not beautiful, but he
was eloquent.

OvlcL Ar$ Amat., Book S, 123,

Non fumum ex fulgoro, sed ex fimio dare


— He seeks not to produce smoke from light,
but light from smoke.

Horace. De Arte Poetica, 143,

Non habot commerciimi cum virtute volup-

tas. — PlftLsuie lias no commerce with virtue.

Cicero {adiijjtcd), De Se)wctutc, H, 42,

Non habet in nobis jam nova plaga locum.
— There is no place now left in me for any
fresh wound.

OYld {adapted), Ep, ex Fwt.^ f, 7, ^.

Non hffic humanis opibua, non arte magiotra
Proveniunt ; neque te, .£nea, mea dextera

Major agit Dea*), atque opera ad majora

— ^I'his has not happened by human power,
nor by the art of the master ; nor, O JSneas,
is it my hand which has cured you. Uod,
more powerful, has done it, and restores you
to achieve greater labours.

Ylrgll. ^neid, 12, 427,

Non haoc jocos£e convcniimt lyne. — These

things do not accord with humorous poetry.

Horace. Odes, 3, 3, O).

Non hoc de nihilo est. — This does not
spring out of nothing. Pr.

Non hoc ista sibi tompus spcctacula p'»scit.
— The present time doe« not require for itself
Bights of that kind. VirglL ^Fncid, 6, ST.

Non hominis culpa, sed ista loci. — ITie
fault is not of the man but of the place.

Ovid. Tristium, 5, 7, GO,

Non id ouod magnum est, pulchrum est,
sed id quoa pulchrum, magnum. — Not that
which is g^eat is beautiful, but that which is
beautiful is great Pr.

Non ignara mali, misens succurrcre disco.
— Not inexperienced in wretchedness, I have
learnt to succour the wretched.

YlrgU. ^neid, 1,630,
Non ilia coIo calathisve Minervas
Foemineas assueta manus.
— Her feminine hands were not accustomed
to the distaff or spinning baskets of Minerva.
YlrglL j£ncid, 7, S06,
Non ille pro caris amicis,
Aut patna timidus nerire.
— He was not af raia to die for frien Is whom
he loved, or for his native land.

Horace. Odes, Book 4, 9, 51,

Non in caro nidore voluptas
Summa, sed in te ipso est. In pulmcntaria


— Not in costly flavour is the greatest enjoy-
ment, but in yourself. Seek an appetite by
hard toil. Horace. Sat., Book 2, 2, 10,

Non incisa notis marmora publicis,

Per quae spiritus et vita rooit bonia

Post mortem ducbus.

— Marbles inscribed with public inscriptions

do not constitute that by which the soul and

the life of noble leaders are continued after

their deaths. Horace. Odes, Book 4, S, 12,

Non injuBsa cano. — I do not sing un-
bidden. YirglL Fchgucs, G, 9.

Non intelligunt homines qunm magnum
vectigal sit parsimonia.— -Men do not realic^
how great a revenue thrift is.

Cicero. Paradoxa, 6, 3,


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Kon inyiaa feres pueria muniiacula parvis.
^ You will bear no unwelcome presents to the
little chUdren. Horace. Ep.^ Book i, 7, 17,

Non justa causa est quo curratur celeriter.
— A cause which is ** rushed ** is not a just
one. Plautui. Tixnulut^ Act 5, 2, 30.

Non licet hominem esse stepe ita ut Tult,

si re3 non sinit. — A man cannot often be

what he wishes, unless circumstances permit.

Terence. Heautontimorumenoif 4t ^j ^<^*

Non licet in bello bis errare. — It is not
allowed a man to err twice in war. Pr.

Non liquet. — It is not dear; it is not
proven. Lav.

Non magni pendis, quia contigit.— You do
not value it at a high price, becau.se it has
happened. Horace. Sat., Hook S^ 4, ^•^^

Non ma^um est Hierosolymis fuisse.
Bed bene Tixisse magnum est. — It is not a
great thing to have been to Jerusalem, but
to have lived well is a great thing.

Erasmus. Be Colhquiorum Utihtate.
{Quoted at a taymg of St. Jerome.)
Non mala nulla meretrix est. — ^There is
no immoral woman who is not bad.

Plautns. MiUi Oioriosusj Act 5, 5, SI.
Non me pudet fateri nescire quod nesciam.
I am not ashamed to confess tliat I am
iguorant of what I do not know.

Cicero. Tiise. Quast., 1, f5, 60.
Non me, quicunoue es, inulto
Victor, neclongum Iffitabcre : te quoque fata
Prospectant paria.

— O vanquisner, whosoever thou art, not
long shalt thou exult, nor shall I be un-
avenged : thee also a liJce fate awaits.

Ylrgll. .^^meid, 10, 7S0.
Non mihi mille placent ; non sum desultor
araoris. — A thousand girls do not charm me ;
I am no inconstant person in love.

Ovid. Atnorunif i, 5, 15.
Non mihi sapit qui sermone, sed qui
factis sapit. — ^He is not wise to me who is
wise in words oulj, but he who is wise in
deeds. Gregory. Agrigent.

Non mihi si linguss centum sint, oraque

Ferrea vox, omnes scelerum comprendera

Omnia poenarum percurrere nomina possim.
— Not if 1 had a hundred tongues, a hun-
dred mouths, and a voice of iron, could I
express all the forms of crime or run
through all the names of its punishments.
Yir^lL JEneid, 6, 625. {See aUo Virgil,
Oeorgictf f, 4^.)
Nos minus ssepe fortuna in nos incurrit,
quam nos in illam. — Fortune comes to meet
us, not less often than we go to meet her.

JEp. S7,

Non multa, sed multum.'^K'ot many
things, but much. Pr.

Non nobis, Domine, non nobis. — Not
unto us, O Lord, not unto us.

Vulgate. Fs. 115, 1.

Non nobis solum nnti sumus. — Wo arc n it

bom for ourselves alone. Cicerd {adapted).*

Non nostrum inter vos fcintas componero

lites. — It is not for us to settle such great

disputes between you. Virgil. Eel, 3, 108.

Non nunc a^tur de vectigalibus, non de

socionim injunis ; libertas ct anima nostra

in dubio est. — It is not now a question of

taxes, nor of injuries to our allies; our

liberties and our lives are in danger.

Ballust. Ctitilina, 52.

Non obstante Veredicto. — Notwithstanding

the verdict. Law.

Non oculi tacuere tui. — Your eyes were

not silent. Ovid. Amorumf 2, 5, 17.

Non olet? — Does it not betray itself by

its smell ? Cicero. Orator, 45, I54.

Non onmes arbusta juvant. — ^Trees do

not delight all persons. Virgil. Eel., 4, 2.

Non omnes eadem mirantur amantque. —

All do not admire and love the same things.

Horace. Ep., Book 2, 2, 5S.

Non omnia eadom aequo omnibus suavia

esse scito. — Know that the same things are

not all sweet to all men alike. Plautus.

Non omnia possumus omnes. — We cannot

aU do aU things. Virgil. Ecl.,S,C3.

Non omnibus dormio. — I do not sleep

to all. Cicero. Ep., Book 7, 24, 1.

Non omnis error stultitia est dicendus. —

Every error is not to be called folly. Pr.

Non omnis fert omnia tellus. — ^Every land

does not produce everything. Pr.

Non omnis moriar ; multaque pars mei

Vitabit Libitinam.

— I shall not altogether die ; a great part of
me will escape Libitina (death).

Horace. Odes, Book 3, SO, 6.
Non opibus mentes hominum curteque
levantur. — The minds of men and their
cares are not lightened by riches.

Tlberlufc 3, 3, 11.
Non opus est magnis placido lectore poetis ;
Quamlibet in vi turn dimcilemque teneni
— ^To great poets there is no need of a gentle
reader; they hold him captive, however
im willing and unmanageable.

Ovid. Ep. ex Font., 3, 4, 9.

Non placet quem scurrss laudant, mani-

pulares mussitant. — He does not please me

whom the dandies praise and at whom the

common soldiers mutter.

Plautus. Tnte.f f, 6, 10,

• Sm '* Non Blbi ted patria.'*


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Non plus aunim tibi quam monedula
committebant. — They no more entrusted
gold to you than to a jackdaw.

Cicero. Fro L, Flaceo, 31,

Non posse bene geri rempublicam mul-
torum imperils. — Under the commands of
many it is not possible for the common-
wealth to be well administered.

Cornelius lepos.

Kon possidentem multa yocayeris
Becte beatum ; rectius occupat

Nomen beati, (jui Deonim

Muneribus sapienter uti,
Duramque callet pauperiem pati,
Pej usque leto flsj^tium timet.
— You will not rightly call him a happy man
who possesses much ; he more rightly earns
the name of happy who is sldll^ in wisely
using the gifts of the gods, and in sufifering
hard poverty, and who fears disgrace as
worse than death.

Horace. OtUs 9, Book 4, 9, 45,

Non possum ferre, Quirites,
QrsBcam urbem.

— I cannot bear, O Roman citizens, to see
the city (of Bome) made Grecian.

JuvenaL Sat., 3,60.

Non potest severus esse in judicando, qui
alios in se severos esse non vult.— He cannot
be strict in judging, who does not wish
others to be etrict in judging him.

Cicero (adapted). Imp, Pomp,, 13, 38,

Non potui fato nobiliore mori. — I could
not die by a nobler fate.

Martial. Fpig,, Book 11, 70, 12,

Non progredi est regredi, — Not to advance
is to go back. Pr.

Non pronuba Juno
Non HyraenoBUs adest, non illo Gratia lecto ;
Euraonides stravere torum.
— Juno presiding over marriage was not
present, nor Hymen (god of marriage), nor
atiy of the Graces at that bed ; the Eumenides
(tlie Furies) strewed that wedding couch.
Ovid. Melam,, Book 6, lines 428-9 and 431,

Non pudeat dicere, quod non pudet sentire.

— Do not be ashamed to say what you are

not* ashamed to think. Anon.

Quoted by Montaigne^ Book 3, chap, 6,

Non purgat peccata oui negat. — He does
not cleanse himself of nis sins who denies
them. Pr.

Non qnam diu, sed quam bene yixeris

refert.— It matters not how long you have

lived, but how well.* Seneca (adapted),

Ep., 101, fin,, and Ep., 77, Jin,

* Sm " Qaomodo fkbula."

Non qnare et unde ; quid habeas, tantum
rogant. — ^They do not ask wherefore or
whence, but what you have and how much.f
Seneca. Ev,, 115, 50
{quoted from an older source,)
Non qui soletur, non qui labentia tarde
Tempora narrando fallat, amicus adest.
— There is no friend at hand to console me,
none who with conversation will beguile the
slowly passing time. Ovid. THtt., 3, 3, 11.

Non quia tu dignus sed quia mitis ego. —
Not because you were worthy, but because
I was indulgent. Ovid. Meroides, 6, 148,

Non refert quam multos sed quam bonos
libros habeas. — It does not matter how many
books you have, but how good the books are
which you have. Seneca. Ep., 45-

Non rete accipitri tenditur, neque milvio,
Qui male faciunt nobis : illis qui nil fadunt

— The net is not spread for the hawk or the
kite, which do us injury ; it is spread for
those (birds) which do us none.

Terence. Fhormio, t, 1, 16,

Non revertar inultus. — ^I will not return
unavenged. Motto.

Non satis est pulchra esse poemata ; dulda

Et quoounque volent animum auditoris

— It is not enough that poems be pretty;
they must be sweet, and move at will tne
mind of the hearer.

Horace. De Arte Foetica, 99,

Non satis felidter solere ^rocedere qua
ocuUs agas alienis.— That business is apt not
to proc^d well which is done with the eyes
of others. Livy.

Non scholsB, sed vitas disdmus. — ^We learn
not in the school, but in life. Seneca.

Non scribit, cujus carmina nemo legit.—
He is not a writer whose poems no one
reads. Martial.

Non semper ea sunt, quas videntur ; decipit
Frons prima multos : rara mens intelligit
Quod interiore condidit cura angulo.
— Things are not always what they seem;
the first appearance deceives many ; the
intelligence of few perceives what has been
carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.
Phadraa. Book 4, Frol, 5,

Non semper erit sstas. — It will not always
be summer. Tr, of HtMiod*

Non semper erunt Saturnalia. — The
Saturnalia will not last for ever. Pr.

Non sequitur.— It does not follow.

Non si male nunc, et olim sio erit. — If it
be ill now, it will not be so hereafter.
Horace. Odet, Book t, 10, IT,

t Sm " Unde habeas" and " Rem fkcias."


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K'on sibi sed patrias. — ^Not for himself but
for his country. Cicero. Le Fin. , IS, I4, 4^»

Non sine numine. — Xot without the
Divine protection. Motto.

Non sine pnlvere. — Not without dust (i.^.
not without trouble). Bengel uses this ex^
preuion in referring to the parable of the lost
piece of silver*

Non Solent auas abundant vitiare scrip -
turas. — ^Bedunoancy does not invalidate
deeds. Lav.

Non solum manus, sed etiam mentes puras
habere. — ^To have not only clean hands, but
also clean minds.

Valerius Maximal. Book 7, t, Ext. 8.\

Non solum natura sed etiam legibus
populorum constitutum est, ut non liceat
BUI commodi causa uocere alteri. — It is not
only ordained by the law of nature but also
by the law of nations that a man may not
injure another to benefit himself.
Cicero {abbreviated). De Offici is, Book S, 5, S3.

Non sum informatus. — I am not informed
thereon. Lav.

Non sum qualis eram, bonss

Sub regno Cinaree.

— I am not what I formerly was, when the

good Cinara was my queen.

Horace. Odes, Book 4, It S,

Non sum uni angulo natus; patria mea
totus hie est mundus. — I am not bom for
one comer ; the whole world is my native
land. Seneca. £p.f 2S.

Non sunt amici qui degunt procul. — They
are not friends who dwell far away. Pr.

Non tali auxilio, nee defensoribus istis
Tempus eget.

— Not such help as that, nor such defenders
as those, does the time stand in need of.

Ylr^U. ^neid, 2, 521.

Non tam commutandarum, quam everten-
darum rerum cupidi. — Longing not so much
to change things as to overturn them.

Cicero. De Officiis, f, i.

Non tam ovum ovo simile. — One egg is
not so much like to another. Pr.

Non tam portas intrare patentes
Quam fregisse juvat — It does not delij^ht
him so much to enter open doors as to have
forced them open.

LacanuB. Fharsalia, Book S^ 444^

Non tamen adeo virtutum sterile seculura,

nt non et bona ezempla prodiderit. — Yet the

age was not so utterly destitute of virtues but

that it produced some good examples.

Tacitus. Hist., Book 1, 2.

• See Horace, Epist, Bok 1, 1, 51,
t Given as a saying of Thalea. Su "lUotia
pedibos," p. 658.

Non tu corpus eras sine pectore. Di tibi

Di tibi divitias dedenmt, artemque fruendi.
— ^You were not made merely a body without
soul. The gods have given you beauty ; the
gods have given you wealth, and the
capacity of enjoying it

Horace. £p., Book 1, 4% ^'

Non usitata, nee tenui f erar


— Not on an accustomed, nor yet on a feeble

wing shall I be borne.

Horace. Odes, Book f , tO, L

Non ut diu vivamus curandum est, sed ut
satis. — ^We ought not to care for living a
long life, but for living a sufficient life.


Non uti libet, sed uti licet, sic vivamus. —
Not as it pleases us, but as it is right for us,
BO let us hve. Pr.

Non uxor salvum te vult, non filius ; omnes
Vicini oderunt, noti, pueri, atque puellae.
— Neither wife nor son wishes you well;
neighbours, acquaintances, boys aud girls, all
detest you. Horace. Sat., Book i, i, 84,
Non verba sequi fidibus modulanda Latinis,
Sed versa uumerosque modosque ediscere
vitBB. — Not to seek out words modulated to
suit Latin lutes, but to learn thoroughly the
measure and poetry of a true life.

Horace. Ep., Book i, f , I43.

Non versiones sed eversiones.— Not ver-
sions but perversions.

St. Jerome {of the versions of Scripture
current in his day).

Non vincitur sed vincit qui cedit suis. — He
is not overcome but overcomes who yields to
his own friends. Publllius Byrus.

Non vis esse iracundus ? Ne sis curiosus.
Qui inquirit quid in se dictum est, q^ui
malignos sermoneSj etiam si secrete habiti
sint, emit, se ipse mquietat. — Do you wish
not to be angry? Do not be in(juisitive.
He who asks what has been said about
him, who digs out malicious talk, even if it
has been private, disturbs his own peace.

Seneca. De Ira, Book 3, 11.

Non zelus, sed charitxis.— Not your good
words but your charity. Mediasvai Pr.

Nondum omnium dierum sol occidit.—
The sun of all the days has not yet set. Pr.

NonnuUis solet nobilitas generis parcre
ignobiUtatem mentis. — In some greatness
oif birth is apt to produce meanness of
mind. Gregory. Dial,

Nonumque prematur in annum. — Let it
(what you have written) be kept back until
the ninth year.

Horaco. De Arte Foetiea, 388.


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Xoris qUam elegans formamm spectator
licra? — Have you not heard what a choice
coiiuoisseur in beauty I am become ?

Terence. Eunuehus^ S^ 15, IS.

Nos, animomm
Irapulsu et ciDca magnaque cupidine ducti,
Cofijugiura petimus.

— We, led by the impulse of our minds and
by blind passion, desire marriage.

Juvenal, ^at., 10, S50,

Nosdnoturba sumus. — We two (Deucalion

and Pyrrha, after the deluge) form a

multitude. Ovid. Mttam.^ i, S55,

Nos f ragili vastura ligno sulcavimus ne^uor.
— We have ploughed the vast ocean in a
fragile bark. Ovid. Ep. ex I'ont.^ 1, i^, S5.

Nos hjec no vim us esse nihil. — We have
known these things to bo nothing.

Nos numerus sumus, et fruges consumere
niti. — We form a mere cipher, and were
born to consume the fruits of the earth.

Horace. Ep., Book 1, S, S7,

Nos patriflB fines et dulcia linquimus arva.
— Wo leave the bouudaries of our native
luud and our beloved fields.

Ylrgll. Eclogues, i, 5.

Nos populo damus. — We give ourselves to
the people ; we go with the crowd.

Beneca. Ep. 00. •

Nosce to. — Know yourself (sentence of
the Delphic Oracle); also given "Nosco
teipsum.^' Beneo. De Consolatione, ll.f

Nosce-tempus. — Know your time. Pr.

Noscenda est mensura sui spectandaque,

In summis miuimisque.
— In the smallest and greatest thin^ a man
should know and bear in mind liis own
niea.sure. Juvenal. Sat. 11, 35.

Noscitur a Bociis. — He is known by his
coiupauions. Pr,

Nosse omnia hsc, salus est adole(<ccntulis.
—It is safety to young men to know all
these things. Terence. Eunuchus, 6, 4t ^^•

Nosse velint omnes, mercinlem solvere
nerao. — All wish to know, but no one to pay
the fee. Juvenal. Sat., 7, 15/.

Nostra nos sine comp iratione delo taut ;
nunquam erit felix quern torqucbit fclicior.
— Our own tldngs delight us if we do not
make comparisons ; he will never be a happy
man whom it torments to see a happier.


* Sh*' Nunqnsm volul ** (p. OTOX

t Am pp. 460 end M9; also " I ooelo," p. ftSf^

Nostra sine auxilio fugiunt bona. Carpita

tlorem ;
Qui, nisi carptus erit, turpiter ipse cadet.
— Our good fortune flees from us of its own
accord. Pluck the flower, which if not
plucked will itself droop in wretchedness.
Ovid. Ars Amai., Book 5, 79

Nostri nosraet poenitet. — We despise our
own bclougiugg.;^

Terence. Fhormio, 1, 5, fO.

Nota bene. — Note well,

Nota mala res optima est. — ^A bad thing is
bt8t kuown. Plautus.

Noti raagis qtiam nobilea sunt. — Known
men are greater than mere noblemen.

Seneca. De Beju, S, tS.

Novacula in cotcm. — The razor against
the whetstone. Pr.

Non ego hoc Sfleculum, monbus quibus
sift.— I have known this age, and wni&t its
customs are.

Plautuf. Trinummuif Act t, f, 6.

Novi ego hominum mores. — I have known
the manners of men.

Plautus. TrucuUntus, Act, 1, t.

Novi ingcnium mulierum ; nolunt ubi
velis, ubi iiolis, cupiunt ultro. — I have
kiu»wn thodi.'<|>osition of women : when you
Vi\>\\ a thing they are unwilling; when you
are not desirous of anything they want it all
the more. Terence. Eunuchus^ ^ 7, 4^,

Novos araicos dum pares, veteres cole. —
When you are forming new friendships
cultivate the old. Pr.

Novum et ad hanc diem non auditum. —
A new and, until this day, unheard-of thing.


Novus homo.— A new man (one who has
ri:^cu). Pr.

{CiceiOf Ep., 6, 18; Sallutt, Catilina, tS, etc.)

Nox atra cavA circumvolat umbriL. — Black
night flies round them with her hollow
shiwie. Yirgil. ^neid 2, SCO.

Noxlreposna nar esto.— Letthe punishment
be equal with the offence.

Cicero. Be Legihus, Book 3, SO.

Nudaque Veritas.— And naked truth.

Horace. OcUs, Book 7, f^

Nudo detrahere vestiraenta me jubes.—
You command me to strip myself when I am
naked. Plautus. Annaria, Act 1, 1, 78.

Nudum pactum. — ^A naked agreement {i.e.
a bare promise; a contract without quid
pro quo). Lav.

1 Montaigne (Book S, chap. 5) translates thia,
"we count our existence as an oflenc«." (Noas
estimoBs 4 vies noatre eatre.)


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Nugia addere pondua.— To lend weight to
trifles. Horace. Ep., Book i, i9, 42.

Nulla SBtas ad perdiscendum est — No age
U given to learning thoroughly.

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