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Tou have the honour to he a Spartan, he an honour to
your courUry, Quoted by Cic. Att. 4, 6, 2, with ravrav
for KtCvrjv, in which form it is usually cited. Often also
in the Lat. *' Spartam nactus es, banc oma.''

4746. Spectatum admissi, risum teneatis, amicil (X.) Hor. A.

P. 5. — Being admitted to the sight, covXd you, my friends,
restrain your laughter? Was there ever anything so
preposterous 1

4747. Spectatum veniunt, veniunt spectentur ut ips». (Z.) Ov.

A. A. 1, 99. — The ladies come to see, and to he seen,

Chaucer, W^ of Bath, Prol. has

And for to see, and eke for to be seye.

4748. Speotemur agendo. (Z.) — Let us he regarded hy our actions.

Motto of the Earl of Shannon and Viscount Olifden, 1st
Royal Dragoons, 102nd Foot.

4749. Spem gregis. (Z.) Virg. E. 1, \5,—The hope of the flock.

The flower of the family.

4750. Spem pretio non emo. (Z.) Ter. Ad. 2, 2, 1 1 . — / do not

wish to purchase mere hopes. I do not barter gold for
fallacious expectations.


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510 8PERAT.

4751. Sperat infestiB, metuit secondiSy

Alteram ad sortem bene pneparatom

Pectoa (L.) Hor. C. 2, 10, 13 (First two words motto

of Lord Seaton).

A heart prepared for cliange of fate
Will hope in trouble, fear in joy. — BcL

4752. SperavL (L.) — I have hoped. Motto of Lord Lyons.

4753. Speravimos ista Dam fortona fait. (Z.) Yirg. A. 10, 42.

Such hopes I had indeed while Heaven was kind. — Jhyden,

4754. 8peme Tolaptates, nooet empta dolore volaptaa.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 55.

Make li^ht of pleasure : pleasure bought with pain
Yields little profit, but much more of bane. — Conimglim.

4755. Spero meliora. (Z.) Cic. Att. 14, 16, 3. — I hope for better

things, M. of Yiscoant Stormont and Lord Torphichea.

4756. Spes bona dat vires, animam qaoqae spes bona finnat :

Yivere spe vidi qai moritaras erat (L.) Ov. t


Good hope both strength and confidence will give :
I've known through hope the dying to reyive. — Ed.

4757. Spes et f ortana, (L.) — Hope and/ortune. Lord Chelmsford.

(2.) Spes mea Cbristos. — Christ is rny hope. Motto of
the Earl of Lucan and Lord ClanmorriB. (3.) Spes mea
in Deo. — My hope is in God. Motto of Lord Teynbam.
(4.) Spes nostra Deus. — God is our hope. Carriers'
Company. (5.) Spes sibi quisque. Virg. A. 11, 309. —
JEach mem must rely upon himself. Each man for him-
self. (6.) Spes tatissima coelis. — The most safe hope is
in heaven. Motto of the Earl of Kingston.

4758. Spirat tragicam satis, et feliciter aadet. (Z.) Hor. Ep.

2, 1, 166. — It breathes the tragic vein well enough, and is
happy in its attempts. Said of the Boman drama,

4759. Spiritas qaidem promptas est, caro vero infirma. (X.)

Yalg. Marc. 14, 38. — The spirit indeed is toilUng, imt
the flesh is weak.

4760. Splendida vitia. (X.) TertuD. 'i— Splendid vices. Ter-

tuUian says of IJie virtues of the heathen, that being
devoid of grace, they can only be looked apon at the
best as so many " splendid vices."


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4761. Splendide mendax. (L.) Hor. 0. 3, 11, Z5. - Gloriously

false, "That splendid falsehood." — Conington, Hyperm-
nestra alone of the daughters of Danaus, preserved her
husband's life when ordered by her father to slay him.

4762. S. R. K (Sancta Romana Ecdesia). {L.)—The holy Boman


4763. Stabat mater dolorosa

Juxta crucem lacrymosa

Qua pendebat Filius. (Z.) ?

At the cross her station keeping
Stood the mournful mother weeping,
Wl»ere He hung, the dying Lord. — Dr Iroms,

4764. Stabit quocunque jeceris. (L.) — It unll standi whichever

woAf you throw it. Motto of Isle of Man, in allusion to
the arms of the island, viz., a three-legged man.

4765. Stant c«tera tigno. (Z.) — The rest stajid on a beam.

Motto of the Marquess of Huntly.

4766. Stare putes, adeo procedunt tempera tarde. (Z.) — Ov. T.

5, 10, 5. — Th^ time goes so slowly that you would think
it stood stiU. Ovid in exile.

4767. Stare super vias antiquas. (Z.) 1 — To stand on the old

ways. To resist novelties, innovations.

4768. Statio bene fida carinis. (Z.) — A safe haven for vessels.

Motto of the town of Cork (Harbour of Queenstown).

4769. Stat magni nominis umbra. (Z.) Lucan. 1, 135.

He stands, the shadow of a mighty name. — Ed.

4770. Stat sua cuique dies ; breve et irreparabile tempus

Omnibus est vitse ; sed famam extendere factis, ^

Hoc virtutis opus. (Z.) Virg. A, 10, 467.

Each has his destined time : a span

Is all the heritage of man :

Tis virtue's part by deeds of praise

To lengthen fame through after days. — Conington,

4771. Statua tacitumius exit (Z.) Hor. Ep. 2, 2, ^Z.—He has

turned out as stupid (dumb) as a status, Cf. Pallidior
statua. Cat. 81, 4. — Paler than a (marble) statue,

4772. Status quo, in statu quo, or statu quo. (Z.) — The state in

which (or in the state in which) anything originally was
situaie, E,g,^ Status quo ante helium, The state in which
belligerents stood before the war. The opposite is Uti


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possidelts (As you now possess), signifying tiie respectiTe
positions occupied by the belUgerentSy according to the
territory or points gained or lost at the close of the war.

4773. Stemmata quid faciunti Quid prodest, Pontice, longo

Sanguine censeril pictosque ostendere vultus
Majorum? (L.) Juv. 8, 1.

'Tis only nobile to he good.

What use in pedigrees T what boots

Your family tree with noble roots ?

Or to display in corridors

A gallery of ancestors %^Ed,

4774. Stemitur infelix alieno vulnere, cselumque

Adspicit, et dulces moriens reminiscitur Aigos.

(Z.) Virg. A. 10, 782.

Now, prostrate by an unmeant wound.

In death he welters on the ground,

And gazing on Italian skies

Of his loved Argos dreams, and dies.— C<m»iip<ofk

4775. Stet fortuna domus. (Z.) — May the /ortune$ of the houm

stand sure. Harrow School.

4776. Stet quicunque volet potens

Aulse culmine lubrico.
Me dulcis saturet quies :
Obscuro positus loco,

Leni perfruar otio. (Z.) Sen. Thyest 391.

Anxious for power, let him who will

Climb to the palace' slippery heights :
But rather let me take my fill

Of sweet retirement's delights ;
And, buried in my humble nest,
Epjoy the fruits of ease and rest — Ed,

4777. Stilus optimus et prsestantissimus dioendi effector ac

magister. (Z.) Cic. de Or. 33, 150,— The pen is the
best amd most ejicaciatis help and master in the art of

4778. Stimulos dedit semula virtus. (Z.) Lucan« 1, 120. —

Rivalry of valov/r spv/rred him on,

4779. Sto pi-o veritate. (Z.) — I take my stand in the defence of

truth. Lord Oranmore and Browna

4780. Strenua nos exercet inertia; navibus atque

Quadrigis petimus bene vivere ; quod petis hie est,
Est XJlubriSy animus si non te deficit lequus.

(Z.) Hor. Ep. 1, 11, 28


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'Anxious through seas and land to search for rest

Is bat laborious idleness at best. — Francis,

No : what you seek at Ulubrse you'll find, . ^^

If to the quest you bring a balanced mind. — ComngUm, \^

4781. Studiis et rebus honestis. {L,)^By honest studies and

pursuits. Motto of Lord Ashbtirton. ^ i/l k . v> , ^^ )l j^ -

4782. Studiis florentem ignobilis otL (Z.) Virg. G. 4, 564.—

Indulging in ths studies of inglorious leisure.

Affecting studies of less noisy praise. — Dryden,

Said of the author's composition of his Georsics. The poet inti-
mates, that while Csesar was pursuing his high destiny in arms, he
(Yir^l) was passing his time at Naples, in the pleasing but in-
glorious pursuit of his own peculiar studies.

4783. Studio minuente laborem. (Z.) Ov. M. 4, 295,— The ^^

pursuit (occupation) lessening the fatigue,

4784. Stulta est dementia, quum tot ubique

Yatibus occurras, periturae parcere chartie.

(Z.) Juv. 1, 17.

Since I'm ever meeting poets

It's sheer nonsense to grudge paper,

For they'll spoil it if I do not.— ^Aau;.

4785. Stulta maritali jam porrigit ora capistro. (Z.) Juv. 6,

43. — He is already stretching otU his siUy head for the
matrimonial halter. He is going to sacrifice his liberty
for the bonds of marriage.

4786. Stulte, quid o frustra votis puerilibus optas,

Quffi non ulla tulit, fertque feretque dies 1 (Z.) Ov. T.
3, 8, 11. — Fool^ why do you vainly wish with childish
desire for things wMch time past has never produced, nor
does, nor ever will bring about ?

4787. Stultisaimum in luctu capillum sibi avellere,

Quasi calvitio mseror levaretur. (Z.) Bion. ap. Cia
Tusc. 3, 26, 62. — It is worse tha/n foolish to tea/r one's
h(wr in grief as if sorrow could he relieved by baldness.
Witty remark of Bion on the rage of Agamemnon.

4788. Stulti stolidi fatui fungi bardi blenni buccones! (Z.)

Plant. BaccL 5, 1, 2. — Fools, stupids, simpletons, chuckle'
heads, idiots, doUs, gawhies I

4789. Stultitia est, quoi bene esse licet, eum prsevorti litibos.

(Z.) Plant Pers. 5, 2, 20. — It is msre folly for a ma/n
who might be weU ojf, to prefer to involve himself in



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4790. Stultitiam patiuntur opea. (L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 29. —

Miches can afford to he foolish.

4791. Stidtoinim incurata pudor malus uloera celat.

(Z.) Hor. Ep. 1, 16, 24.

O, 'tis a false, false shame that would conceal

From doctors' eyes the sores it cannot heaL — ConingUm,

4792. Stultum me fateor (liceat concedere veria)

Atque etiam insanum. (Z.) Hor. S. 2, 3, 305.

I own I'm foolish (let the trnth be told),
l^ay, even mad. — Ed,

4793. Stultns ab obliqno qui qunm descendere possit,

Fugnat in adversas ire natator aqnaa {L. ) Ov. R A. 121.

He's mad to buffet with the current's force
i Who can descend the flood with slanting course. — EoL

4794. Stultus es, rem actam agi& (Z.) Plaut. Pa. 1, 3, 28.—

Tou/ool, you are doing toarh twice over.

4795. Stultus et improbus hie amor est, dignusque notari,

Quum tua pervideas oculis male lippus inunctis,
Cor in amicorum vitiis tam cemis acutum 1

(Z.) Hor. S. 1, 3, 21.

Self-love like this is knavish, and absurd.

And well deserves a damnatory word :

You glance at your own faults, your eyes are blear ;

You eye your neighbour's, straightway you are clear.

— Coningian.

4796. Stylus virum arguit. (Z.) — The style shows the man.

4797. Sua confessione induatur ac juguletur necesse est. (Z.)

Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 64, 166. — He must entangle himself and
cut his throat with his own cor^ession. Of. Suo sibi
gladio hunc jugulo. Ter. Ad. 5, 7, 35. — I stab him
with his own weapon.

4798. Sua cuique Deus fit dira cupido. (Z.) Virg. A. 9, 185.

— Each mxvfis fierce passion becomes his god.

Passion surging past control

Plays the god to each one's souL — Conirigton,

4799. Sua cuique quum sit animi cogitatio

Colorque proprius. (Z.) PhsBdr. 4, Prol. 7. — Each man
has his ovm fancy and colour which he gives to his pro-

4800. Suam cuique sponsam, mihi meam : suum cuique amorem,

mihi meum. (Z.) Attilius, ap. Cic. Att 14, 20, 3.


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Each man his wife, bnt give me mine :
Each man his love, but mine for me. — Ed,

A line of M. Attilins the dramatist, poeta dtmsrimua (a moat ragged

poet) aa Cicero calla him in 2.

4801. Saave est ex magno tollere acervo. (Z.) Hor. S. 1, 1, 51.

The Miser,
But there's a pleasure, spite of all you say.
In a large heap from which to take away. — ConingUm.

4802. Snave, marl magno turbantibus seqnora yentis,

E terra magnum alterins spectare laborem.
Non quia vezari quemquam est jocunda voluptas
Sed quibus ipse malis careas, quia cemere suave est.

(X.) Lucret. 2, 1.
Suave mart magno.

'Tib sweet to stand upon the shore

And hear the mighty ocean roar,

And watch some swmimer on the wave

Battling to 'scape a watery ^ve :

Not that to see another's pam

Brings any pleasurable gain.

But there s a certain charm to see

The ills from which one's self is free. — Ed,

4803. Suaviter et fortiter. (Z.) — Mildly and f/nrdy. Motto of

Earl Minto.

4804. Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re. (Z.) — GerUle in mcmnety

firm in pefrformcmce. Motto of Lord Newborough.

A^uayiva, Greneral of the Jesuits (1606), says in a treatise (Indus-
true ad curandos animffi morbos) : Fortes in fine assequendo, et suaves
in modo assequendi simus, Let us be vigorous in attaining our
object, and mild in the means thereto.

4805. Sub cruoe Candida. (Z.) — Under the white cross. Motto

of Earl of Egmont (2.) Sub cruce salus. {L,)—S<dvar
turn by the cross. Motto of Viscount Bangor.

4806. Sub fina (L.y^At the end, (2.) Sub initio.— il< the be-

ginning, (3.) Sub Jove. — In the open air, out of doors,
(4.) Sub rosa. — Under the rose, confidentially, (5.) Sub
silentio. — In siletice, unnoticed,

4807. Sub hoc signo vinces. (Z.) — Under this sign thou shaU

conquer. Motto of Viscount De VescL

4808. Sublata causa tollitur effectus. (Z.) Law Max.— Tl^

cause being removed, the effect must cease,

4809. Sublime, familier, solide, enjou^ tendre,

Ais^, profond, naif et &i.
Vive, Horace, avant tout Tunivers pour fentendre
Aime & redevenir Latin. {Fr,) LaMotte,Po^L^g^s.


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Sublime yet familiar, real, gay, full of feeling,

Easy, deep, artless, shrewd is his vein.
Hail 1 Horace, to hear thee the world would be willing

To become Latin-speaking again. — Ed.

etron. Arb. cap. 118, speaks of ^ora^i curtom /^ieito^, Horace's
" carious felici^ " of expression : and Dr Johnson, Boswell, toL
▼ii p. 219, says, " The lyrical parts of Horace can noFer be per-
fectly translated." See also Quint Inst Or. 1, 8, to same effect.

4810. Sub poena (ad testificandum). (X.) Law Term. — You are

to attend to give evidence under penalty. l%e ordinaiy
process, both in equity and common law, to compel the
attendance of a witness. (2.) Sub poena duces tecum.
— Under a penalty you a^re to bring with you : similar
writ requiring witness to produce books or papers, etc.
In either case the person cited is said to be 8iU}p€ena*d, or
to have a sub poena served on him, requiring his attend-
ance as witness in court

4811. Subtilis veterum judex et callidus audis. (Z.) Hor. S.

2, 7, 101. — You are considered a fine cmd knowing judge
of the old masters. A clever judge and connoisseur of
ancient works of art

4812. Succedaneum. (Z.) — A substitute. A medicine or remedy

substituted for another.

4813. Suche die WiBsenschaft abi wiirdest ewig du hier sein,

Tugend, als hielte der Tod dich schon am straubenden
Haar. {G.) Herder) — Seek knowUdgCy as if thou
would'st always be here ; virtue^ as if death already held
thee by the st^ened Iiair.

4814. Sufficit diei malitia sua. {£.) Vulg. Matt 6, 34. — Suffi-

cient unto the day is the evil thereof

4815. Suggestio falsi (Z.) — The suggestion of what is false. (2.)

Suppressio veri — The suppression of what is true. The
latter of these two modes of equivocation is very com-
monly employed in testimonials to character.

4816. Sui cuique mores fingunt fortunam. (Z.) Nep.1 — Manners

make the num. Every man's fortune is shaped more or
less by his manners.

4817. Sui generis, {L.)—Of a kind of its own. Something by


4818. Sui juris. (Z.) — Of his or in his own rigJU.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


4819. Suis ea (ac, Fortuna) cuiqne fingitar moribuB. (Z.) Cic.

Par. 5, 1, 34. — A man's dbiUtiea determine his fortune,

4820. Snis stat viribns. (Z.) — He stands by his awn strength.

Motto of Lord Abinger.

4821. Suivez raison. {Fr,) — Follow reason. Motto of the

Marquess of Sligo and Lord Kilmaine.

4822. Sume superbiam QusBsitam meritia (Z.) Hor. C. 3, 30, 14.

Pat glory on, by virtae won. — Ckmi'ngion,

4823. Samite materiam vestris qoi soribitis tequam

Viribus, et versate diu quid ferre recusent,

Quid valeant humerL (Z.) Hor. A. P. 38.

Good antbors, take a brotber bard's advice :
Ponder yoor subject o*er not once or twice,
And oft and oft consider if the weight
You hope to lift be or be not too great. — Conington,

4824. Summa igitur et perfecta gloria constat ex tribus his, si

diligit multitudo, si fidem habet, si cum admiratione
quadam honore dignos putat. (Z.) Cic. Off. 2, 9, 3. —
The perfect ideal of human glory is based upon these three
points : a people's love, their confidence^ and a feeling of
admM'aUon founded upon a sense of worth,

4825. Summa petit livor : perflant altissima ventL

(Z.) Ov. R. A. 369.
Envy aims high : great summits feel the wind.— ^(2.

4826. Summum bonum. (Z.) — The chief good. The object the

most desirable to be obtained. Thus amongst the ancient
philosophers, the Epicureans placed the summum bonum
of life in Happiness (an untroubled calm), while the
Stoics made Virtue ^the close imitation of K'ature), and
the superiority of tne Will to all circumstances and
changes of human existence, the «. 6. to be desired.

4827. Summum crede nefas animam pr»ferre pudori,

Et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas. (Z.) Juv. 8, 83.

Think it a crime to purchase breath with shame,
And for the sake of life to lose life's aim. — Ed,

4828. Summum jus summa injuria. (Z.) Law Max. — Th>e

extremity of the law is the extremity of injustice,

Cic. Off. 1, 10, 83, quotes the maxim as, jam tritum sermone pro-
verbivrnXf a trite and proverbial expression. Cf. Col. 1, 7, 2 : Sum-
mum jus antiqui summam putabant crucem. — Our ancestors used to
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4829. Sumque argumenti conditor ipse mei. (Z.) Ov. T. 5, 1,

10. — / (xm myself the subject of my own poems,

4830. Sant aliquid Manes : letum non omnia finit,

Luridaque exstinctos effugit umbra rogos.

(X.) Prop. 4, 7, 1.

To OyifUMa*8 shade.
There is an after life : death ends not all :
Nor can the grave th' ethereal soul enthrall — Ed,

4831. Sunt bona, sunt qusedam mediooria, sunt mala plura

Quae legis Mc : aliter non fit, Avite, liber.

(Z.) Mart 1, 17, 1.

Some good, some middling, and much more that's bad
Tou'li find : bat otherwise a book's not made. — Ed.

4832. Sunt delicta tamen quibus ignovisse velimus.

(Z.) Hor. A. P. 347.

Some faults may claim forgiveness. — ConingUm.

4833. Sunt Jovis omnia plena. (Z.) Virg. E. 3, 60.— -4^/ things

are/uU of, permeated by, the Deity,

4834. Sunt lachrymie reioun, et mentem mortalia tangunt.

(Z.) Virg. A. 1, 462.

Oar history has its tears, and haman hearts
Are toached by scenes of human suffering. — Ed.

4835. Sunt nisi prsemissi quos periisse putas. (Z.) Weavers'

Fun. Mon. Motto of Frontisp. — Those whom you thmk
dead are only gone before.

4836. Sunt superis sua jura. (Z.) Ov. M. 9, 499. — Even the

gods themselves are bound by law.

4837. Stmt tamen in se communia sacra poetis

Diversum quamvis quisque sequamur iter.

(Z.) Ov. Ep. 2, 10, 17.
Poet with poet a common art combines,
Though each strike out their own respective lines. — Ed,

4838. Suo Marte. (Z.) Cic. Phil. 2, 37, 95.—% Aw own

valour (exertions).

4839. Superat quoniam fortuna, sequamur,

Quoque vocat vertamus iter. (Z.) Virg. A. 5, 22.
Since fate constrains let us obey
And follow where it leads the way. — Ed.

4840. Super et Garamantas et Indos Proferet imperium.

(Z.) Virg. A. 6, 795.


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O'er lud and Garamant extreme

Shall stretch his boundless reign. — Conington,

Said of Augostns Csesar, and applicable to England's Indian


4841. Supersedeas. {Law X.) — Tou may supersede. A writ to

stay proceedings in any case, or to abrogate the authority
of an inferior court.

Thus, the "writ and warrant issuing out of a county court to the
sheriff to seize the goods of any one for rents, etc., will be rendered
inoperative by a writ of mperaedeaSt which has the effect of staying
all further proceedings in the matter.

4842. Superstitionem • • . in qua inest inanis timor Dei . . .

religionem, quie Deorum cultu pio continetur. (X.)
Cia N. D. 1, 42, 117. — Superstition, which is an un-
founded fea/r of God, Religion, which consists in the pious
worship of the Gods.

4843. Super subjectam mateiiam and Secundum subjectam

materiam. (Z.) Law Phrase. — Upon or according to
the pa/rticrda/r subject-matter of the agreement, or other
point under discussion*

Thus, a speaker will be requested to confine his remarks and speak
only 8U^ subjectam materiam^ upon the particular subject under
discussion ; and the language of parties in any written instrument
shall be interpreted se^Midum aul^ectam materiam, in conformity
with the particular subje<^-matter of the agreement.

4844. Supra vires. (Z.) Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 22, or Ultra vires-

Virg. A. 6, 114. — Beyond any on^s powers. Exceeding
his capacities ; beyond the terms of his commission ; out-
side his province.

4845. Supremum vale. (Z.) Ov. M. 10, 62.-^4 last farewell

Cf. Virg. A. 11, 97 :

Salve Sternum mihi, mazime Pallas,
JBtepiumque vale.
Hail mighty firstling of the dead.
Hail and farewell for aye \^Conington,

4846. Sur Esperance. {Fr.) — In hope. Lord Moncrieff.

4847. Surgit post nubila Phoebus. (Z.) — The sun rises after the

clouds. Motto of Coachmakers' Company.

4848. Surgunt indocti et c»lum capiunt (Z.) S. Aug. Conf. 8,

8. — The unlearned arise <md take heaven by force. Said
of S. Anthony (the Illiterate).

4849. Sursum corda. (Z.) — Lift up your hearts, Versicle in the

Mass, with Response *' Habemus ad Dominum," We lift
them up unto the Lord, Motto of Haileybtiry College.


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4850. Sus Minervam, or Ne sns Minerram. (Z.) Prov. — A pig

teaching Minerva^ or A pig should not teach Minerva,
Sus Minervam {sc, docet) in proverbio est, ubi quis id
docet alteram, cujns ipse inscios est Fest. p. 310,
Miill. — "il 80W teaching Minerva" has passed into a
proverb for any one who attempts to instruct a/nother upon
a subject of which he himself is ignorant, (See Cic. Aa
1, 5, 18.)

4851. Suspectum semper invisumque dominantibns, qui proximus

destinaretur. (L.) Tac. H. 1, 21. — Those who are in
suprems power alvKuys suspect amd hate the man who is
the heir to their fortunes.

4852. Suspendens omnia naso. (Z.) Hor. S. 2, 8, 64. — Turning

up one^s nose at everything. Sneering, carping at every
one, everything.

4853. Suum cuique. (Z.) — To every man his due. Motto of Ae

Order of the Black Eagle of Prussia.

4854. Suum cuique decus posteritas rependunt. (Z.) Tac. A.

4, 35. — Posterity grants every one his due honour. Thus
Lord Bacon left his works to be judged by afber gene-

4855. Suus rex regime placet. (Z.) Plant Stick 1, 2, 76. —

Every queen is pleased with her own king.

T and the Greek (Th).

4856. T^ dpx<iia Wtj KpaTctTO). (Gr,) — Let the old customs prevail

Beginning of Canon 6 of the Council of Nice o^ the
jurisdiction of the greater Sees, Home, Antioch, Alex-
andria, etc.

4857. Tabesne cadavera solvat

An rogus hand refert. (Z.) Luc. 7, 809. — It matters
little whether the body be destroyed by corruption or by
the funeral flames^ by burial or cremation.

4858. Tabula ex naufragio. (Z.) Cic. Att. 4, 18, 3.-^1 plank

in a shipwreck. The last means of escape.

4859. Tabula rasa. (Z.) — A sinooth tablet^ ».e., not yet written

upon. A blank sheet of paper.

The mind when nnable to collect itself, or remember any given
circumstance, is called a taibvZa rasa. Vide Paoli (Schimpf nnd
Erast, n. 814) : Mea anima est tanquam tabula rasa, My mind is
like a blank i^eet of paper.

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4860. Tacent, satis laudant. (Z.) Ter. Enn. 3, 2, 23.— They ore

sUentf which is sufficient praise.

4861. T&che sans tache. (/V.) — A task performed without a

stain. Motto of Lord Northesk.

4862. Taciturn vivit sub pectore vulnus. (Z.) Virg. A. 4, 67.—^

The secret wownd rankles still in her heart

4863. Tol 6'cLXXa ctyw, /Sovs iwl yXioavy fjiyas

B€prjK€v. {Ch\) -^ch. Aj. 36.— The rest I do not
divulge, a great ox has got upon my tongue, Prov. of
those who keep silence for weighty reasons, perhaps
with reference to the stamp of an oz upon a coin, the
price of silence. Cf. karl K^fiM kX-qs €vl yXwrcrQ. Id.
Fr. 307. — I too have a key upon my tongus. I may not

4864. Tadeln konnen zwar die Thoren,

Aber kliiger handeln nicht {&.) Langbein, The New
Eve. — Fools can certainly find faniU, but they cannot act

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