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Results for: water fountain Translations: 1 - 30 / 38 English Latin all is vanity, since from the very fountain of enchantment rises a drop of bitterness to bring torment among all the flowers (Lucretius) nequiquam, quoniam medio de fonte leporum surgit amari aliquid quod in ipsis floribus angat as fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation, when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated and vanishes (Cicero) ut ignis aquam conjectus, continuo restinguitur et refrigeratur, sic refervens falsum crimen in purissimam et castissimam vitam collatum, statim concidit et extinguitur but what a woman says to her lover it is best to write in the wind and in the swiftly flowing water (Catullus) sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua earth, air, fire, water terra, flatus, ignis, aqua fountain, spring / fresh water / source, origin fons from a pure spring pure water flows a fonte puro pura defluit aqua from the midst of the very fountain of delight, something bitter arises to vex us even amid the flowers themselves (Lucretius) medio de fonte leporum, surgit amari aliquid, quod in ipsis floribus angat he will even weep to throw away the water he has washed with (Plautus) aquam hercle plorat, quom lavat, profundere here the water stops! (i.e., here is the difficulty!) hic hæret aqua! I had rather take my glass of water from a great river like this than from this little fountain (Horace, criticizing those who store large quantities of things and never use them) magno de flumine mallem quam ex hoc fonticulo tantundem sumere let it be done (air, fire, water, earth) FIAT (Flatus Ignis Aqua Terra), or fiat let me strike the water with one oar, and with the other scrape the sands (i.e., let me stay close to shore) (Propertius) alter remus aquas, alter mihi radat arenas no song can give pleasure for long, nor can it last, that is written by drinkers of water (Horace) nulla placere diu nec vivere carmina possunt quæ scribuntur aquæ potoribus not by land, but by water non terra, sed aquis not with water, but with ruin non aqua, sed ruina Pure water Aqua pura small spring, little fountain fonticulus still water runs deep aqua profunda est quieta The drop of water hollows the stone (Ovid) Gutta cavat lapidem the fear of the Lord is a fountain of life timor Domini fons vitæ the fountain of all living things fons omnium viventium the fountain of justice is good faith (Cicero) fundamentum justitiæ est fides the modest water saw God and blushed (a reference to Christ’s first miracle, the turning of water into wine in St. John 2:1–11) vidit et erubit lympha pudica Deum the more they have been drinking, the more water they drink (often said of the thirst for knowledge) cum plus sunt potæ, plus potiuntur aquæ there is no small pleasure in sweet water (Ovid) est in aqua dulci non invidiosa voluptas through water and fire she goes plunging but is not submerged (a motto of Paris, whose symbol is a boat) per undas et ignes fluctuat nec mergitur to draw water with a sieve cribro aquam haurire to hold in, check, restrian /back water /practice inhibeo to throw cold water on a business frigidam aquam effundere water aqua
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