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Results for: Prima facie Translations: 1 - 21 / 21 Latin English Prima facie At first sight; on the face of it. (in law, an obvious case that requires no further proof) prima facie on the first sight a prima descendit origine mundi causarum series even from the first beginnings of the world descends a series of causes (Lucan) ars prima regni posse te invidiam pati the first art to be learned by a ruler is to endure envy (Seneca) crede mihi; miseros prudentia prima relinquit believe me; it is prudence that first forsakes the wretched (Ovid) decipit frons prima multos the first appearance deceives many decipit frons prima multos; rara mens intelligit quod interiore condidit cura angulo the first appearance deceives many; our understandings rarely reach to that which has been carefully reposed in the inmost recesses of the mind (i.e., looks can be deceiving, but actions produced under trial reveal the true character of the person) formosos sæpe inveni pessimos, et turpi facie multos cognovi optimos I have often found good-looking people to be very base, and I have known many ugly people most estimable (Phædrus) hæc prima lex in amicitia sanciatur, ut neque rogemus res turpes, nec faciamus rogati be this the first law established in friendship, that we neither ask of others what is dishonorable, nor ourselves do it when asked (Cicero) miseros prudentia prima relinquit prudence is the first thing to forsake the wretched (Ovid) Olim habeas eorum pecuniam, numquam eam reddis: prima regula quaesitus Once you have their money, you never give it back: the 1st rule of acquisiton prima caritas incipit a seipso charity begins at home prima enim sequentem, honestum est in secundis, tertiisque consistere when you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to stand in the second or even the third rank (Cicero) prima est hæc ultio, quod se judice nemo nocens absolvitur this is the first of punishments, that no guilty man is acquitted if judged by himself (Juvenal) prima et maxima peccantium est pœna peccasse the first and greatest punishment of sinners is the conscience of sin (Seneca) prima quæ vitam dedit hora, carpit the hour that gives us life begins to take it away (Seneca) prima societas in ipso conjugio est; proxima in liberis; deinde una domus, communia omnia the first bond of society is marriage; the next, our children; then the whole family and all things in common (Cicero) prima urbes inter, divum domus, aurea Roma first among cities, home of the gods, is golden Rome (Ausonius) sapientia prima est, stultitia caruisse the first step toward wisdom is by being exempt from folly (Horace) tempus erat quo prima quies mortalibus ægris incipit et dono divum gratissima serpit it was the time when first sleep begins for weary mortals and, by the gift of the gods, creeps over them most welcomely (Virgil) virtus est vitium fugere, et sapientia prima stultitia caruisse to flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and the beginning of wisdom is to have gotten rid of folly (Horace)
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