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Results for: the skillful class of flatterers praises the discourse of the ignorant and the face of the disfigured friend (Juvenal)Translations: 130 / 349
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the skillful class of flatterers praises the discourse of the ignorant and the face of the disfigured friend (Juvenal)adulandi gens prudentissima laudat sermonem indocti, faciem deformis amici
(At a barbeque) Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri?
a bird rarely seen on earth, and very much resembling a black swan (i.e., something unique) (Juvenal)rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno (or cycno)
a crime of a very deep dye (i.e., one committed by a respected person) (Juvenal)facinus majoris abollæ
a deadly hatred, and a wound that can never be healed (i.e., religious disagreement) (Juvenal)immortale odium et nunquam sanabile vulnus
a design, purpose, scheme, theme of discoursepropositum
a faithful friend to so great a man, and a steady admirer of such great virtuetanto homini fidus, tantæ virtutis amator
a friend as far as the altar (i.e., a friend in everything save religion; or, a friend to the point of sacrifice or death)amicus usque ad aras
a friend equally to virtue and to virtue’s friends (Horace)uni æquus virtuti, atque ejus amicis
a friend in need is a friend in deednonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur?
a friend is a second selfalter ipse amicus
A friend is another selfAlter ipse amicus
a friend is another self (Zeno)alter ego est amicus
a friend is half of one’s soulamicus animæ dimidium
a friend is one soul in two bodies (Aristotle)amicus est unus animus in duobus corporibus
a friend is proven in time of necessity (or, a friend in need is a friend indeed)amicus in necessitate probatur
a friend is the solace of lifeamicus vitæ solatium
a friend is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)amicus est tanquam alter idem
a friend must not be injured, even in jest (Publilius Syrus)amicum lædere ne joco quidem licet
A friend of the human race (philanthropist)Amicus humani generis
a friend to a friendamicus amico
a friend to the court (i.e., an impartial adviser in a case)amicus curiæ
A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good personUva uvam videndo varia fit
a handsome face is a silent recommendation (Liberius; also attributed to Publilius Syrus)formosa facies muta commendatio est
a lengthy and momentous letter came from Capri (Juvenal, in reference to Emperor Tiberias’ missive from his residence at Capri condemning Sejanus in 31 CE; also rendered derisively as “a grand and wordy letter from Capri”)verbosa ac grandis epistola venit a Capreis
a lucky man is rarer than a white crow (Juvenal)felix ille tamen corvo quoque rarior albo
a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet
a man should know his own measure, and have regard to it in the smallest matters as well as the greatest (Juvenal)noscenda est mensura sui spectandaque rebus in summis minimisque
a man’s oldest friend is his best (Plautus)quam veterrimus homini optimus est amicus
a moment of smiling fortune is of more avail [to a soldier] than if he were recommended to Mars by a letter from Venus (Juvenal)plus etenim fati valet hora benigni quam si nos Veneris commendet epistola Marti
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