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Results for: conservo, alo (alui altum), retineo, teneo Translations: 1 - 23 / 23 Latin English alo (alui altum) nourish, cherish, support, sustain, maintain, keep asperius nihil est humili cum surgit in altum nothing is more harsh (or galling) than a low man raised to a high position (Claudian) auribus teneo lupum I hold a wolf by the ears (i.e., I am in desperate trouble) (Terence) conservo to preserve, conserve, maintain, keep, hold to in altum toward heaven litus ama; altum alii teneant keep close to the shore; let others venture into the deep (Virgil) marmoreo Licinus tumulo jacet, at Cato parvo, Pompeius nullo. Quis putet esse deos? Saxa premunt Licinum, levat altum Fama Catonem, Pompeium tituli. Credimus esse deos Licinus lies in a marble tomb, Cato in a humble one, Pompey in none. Who can believe that the gods exist? Heavy lies the stone on Licinus; Fame raises Cato on high; his glories raise Pompey. We believe that the gods do exist noli altum sapere do not aim at lofty things provehito in altum launch forth into the deep (motto of the Memorial University of Newfoundland) Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur Anything said in Latin sounds profound quidquid in altum fortuna tulit, ruitura levat whatever fortune has raised to a height, it has raised only that it might fall (Seneca) Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur whatever has been said in Latin seems deep Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur Anything said in Latin sounds profound Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound rectius vives, Licini, neque altum semper urgendo, neque, dum procellas cautus horrescis, nimium premendo littus iniquum you will live more prudently, Licinius, by neither always keeping out to sea, nor, while with caution you shrink from storms, hugging too closely the treacherous shore (Horace) retineo to hold back, restrain, detain, keep, maintain te sine nil altum mens inchoat without you my mind originates nothing lofty (Virgil, to Mæcenas) teneo to grasp, know, understand teneo to hold, keep, possess, maintain teneo to keep on, persist, persevere, endure tolluntur in altum, ut lapsu graviore ruant they are raised to a great height, that they may tumble with a heavier fall (Claudian) vehimur in altum we are carried out into the depths vivunt in Venerem frondes, etiam nemus omne per altum felix arbor amat; nutant ad mutua palmæ fœdera, populeo suspirat populus ictu, et platani platanis, alnoque assibilat alnus the leaves live to love, and over the whole lofty grove each happy tree loves; palm nods to palm in mutual pledge of love; the poplar sighs for the poplar’s embrace; plane tree whispers to plane tree, and alder to alder (Claudian)
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