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Flamma fumo est proximaFlame follows smoke. (there is no smoke without fire) (Plautus)
flamma fumo est proximaflame is close to smoke (i.e., where there is smoke, there is fire) (Plautus)
ante ferit, quam flamma micetit strikes before the flame flickers
dare pondus idonea fumoto give weight to smoke (i.e., to give importance to trifles) (Persius)
de fumo in flammamout of the smoke into the flame (i.e., out of the frying pan and into the fire)
e flamma cibum petereto fetch food from the flames (i.e., to live by desperate means) (Terence)
ex fumo dare lucemto give light from smoke
ficta voluptatis causa sit proxima verisfictions meant to please should have as much resemblance as possible to truth (Horace)
flammaflame, fire
flamma per incensas citius sedatur aristasthe flames are sooner to be extinguished when once spread amongst the standing corn (a reference to the rapid spread of destructive views) (Propertius)
fumoto smoke, steam, reek
magna eloquentia, sicut flamma, materia alitur, et motibus excitatur et urendo clarescitit is the eloquence as of a flame; it requires material to feed it, motion to excite it, and it brightens as it burns (Tacitus)
meum est propositum in taberna mori, ut sint vina proxima morientis ori. Tunc cantabunt lætius angelorum chori, sit Deus propitius huic potatoriI desire to end my days in a tavern drinking, may my neighbor hold for me the glass when I am sinking; that the chorus of angels may cry, God be merciful to this the one who has been drinking (a 12th-century poem)
nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniæ proxima sitand those people should not be listened to who keep saying, the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is very close to madness (Alcuin, in a letter to Charlemagne)
non equidem studeo, bullatis ut mihi nugis pagina turgescat, dare pondus idonea fumoI do not study to swell my page with pompous trifles, suited only to give weight to smoke (Persius)
non fumum ex fulgore, sed ex fumo dare lucemnot to bring smoke from light, but from smoke to bring light (said of an accomplished novelist) (Horace)
prima societas in ipso conjugio est; proxima in liberis; deinde una domus, communia omniathe first bond of society is marriage; the next, our children; then the whole family and all things in common (Cicero)
urticæ proxima sæpe rosa estthe stinging nettle is often next to the rose (Ovid)
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