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Results for: consuetudo pro lege servatur Translations: 1 - 29 / 29 Latin English consuetudo pro lege servatur custom is observed as law auro pulsa fides, auro venalia jura, aurum lex sequitur, mox sine lege pudor by gold all good faith has been banished, by gold our rights are abused, the law itself follows gold, and soon there will be an end to every modest restraint bonarum rerum consuetudo pessima est nothing is worse than being accustomed to good things (or good fortune) (Publilius Syrus) consuetudo custom, usage, habit, intimacy, familiar acquaintance consuetudo est altera lex custom is a second law consuetudo est secunda natura custom is a second nature (St. Augustine) consuetudo manerii et loci est observanda the custom of the manor and the place is to be observed consuetudo quasi altera natura habit is as second nature (Cicero) dilationes in lege sunt odiosæ delays in the law are odious Hac lege With this law Labera lege Read my lips Labra lege. Read my lips. Lege et lacrima Read it and weep lege totum si vis scire totum read the whole if you wish to know the whole lege, quæso I beg you read (a note appended to the top of student papers inviting tutors to read their work) mos pro lege custom for law necessitas fortiter ferre docet, consuetudo facile necessity teaches us to bear misfortunes bravely, habit to bear them easily (Seneca) non sine lege capillis let not your hair be out of order (Ovid) Nullum crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine lege No crime and no punishment without a (pre-existing) law numerisque fertur lege solutis he is borne along in numbers free from law (Horace) pro rege, lege, et grege for king, law, and the people (i.e., for ruler, rule, and ruled) quicquid servatur, cupimus magis we covet what is guarded (Ovid) Quicquid servatur, cupimus magis: ipsaque furem Cura vocat. Pauci, quod sinit alter, amant We covet what is guarded; the very care invokes the thief. Few love what they may have. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso] quod est inconveniens et contra rationem non est permissum in lege whatever is inconvenient and contrary to reason is not permitted in law sub lege libertas liberty under the law tolle lege, tolle lege take up and read, take up and read (St. Augustine) vetus consuetudo naturæ vim obtinet an ancient custom obtains force of nature (Cicero) vetustas pro lege semper habetur ancient custom is always held as law æqua lege necessitas, sortitur insignes et imos necessity apportions impartiality to the high and the low (Horace)
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