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not by chance nor by fatenec sorte, nec fato
abandoned to fatefortunæ objectum esse
accident, chance, fortunecasus
accidentally, by chancefortuito
alas, how much better is your fate than mine! (Ovid)heu, melior quanto sors tua sorte mea!
by chance, by luck, accidentallyforte
by fleeing, men often meet the very fate they seek to avoid (Livy)fugiendo in media sæpe ruitur fata
chance (or misfortune) will at some time or another find the one whom it has often passed by (Publilius Syrus)casus quem sæpe transit, aliquando invenit
chance, luckfors-itis
chance, luck, fortunefors fortis
divine law or command, fate, destiny, lawful, allowedfas
Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima?
every fate is to be overcome by enduringomnis sors ferendo superanda est
every man is the maker of his own fortune (or fate) (Appius Claudius)est unusquisque faber ipsæ suæ fortunæ
far be that fate from us! (Ovid)procul omen abesto!
fate leads the willing and drags the unwilling (Seneca, after Cleanthes)ducunt volentem fata, nolentem trahunt
fate, destiny, doom, lot, weirdfatum
fortune, luck, fate, chancefortuna
from God, not fortune (or chance)Deo, non fortuna
had I not sinned, what had there been for you to pardon? My fate has given you the material for mercy (Ovid)sed nisi peccassem, quid tu concedere posses? Materiam veniæ sors tibi nostra dedit
he who falls in love meets a worse fate than he who leaps from a rock (Plautus)qui in amore præcipitavit pejus perit, quam si saxo saliat
how comes it, Mæcenas, that no person is contented with his course in life, whether selected by choice, or thrown in his way by chance, but that all praise those who follow a different pursuit? (Horace)quid fit, Mæcenas, ut nemos, quam sibi sortem seu ratio dederit, seu sors objecerit, illa contentus vivat, laudet divera sequentes?
how different the fate of men who commit the same crimes, for the same villainy one man goes to the gallows and another is raised to a thronecommittunt multi eadem diverso crimina fato, ille crucem sceleris pretium tulerit, hic diadema
how does it happen, Mæcenas, that no one lives content with the lot that either reason has chosen for him or chance has thrown in his way; but that he praises the fortune of those who follow other pursuits? (Horace)qui fit, Mæcenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, illa contentus vivat; laudet diversa sequentes?
how often things occur by mere chance, for which we dared not even to hope (Terence)quam sæpe forte temere eveniunt, quæ non audeas optare
how unjust is the fate that ordains that those who have less should be always adding to the store of the more wealthy! (Terence)quam inique comparatum est, hi qui minus habent ut semper aliquid addant divitioribus!
it is given to me by chanceest mihi sorte datum
it may almost be said that into that day fate crowded the events of a century (Curtius, of the Battle of Arbela)propemodum sæculi res in unum illum diem fortuna cumulavit
no cunning against Chancenullus dolus contra Casum
no one becomes guilty by fate (Seneca)nemo fit fato nocens
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