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initium sapientiæ est timor Dominithe beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord (also, the beginning of wisdom is the fear of domini, the master)
A.D. (anno Domini)in the year of our Lord
adjutorium nostrum in nomine Dominiour help is in the name of the Lord
anno Domini (A.D.)in the year of our Lord
audendo magnus tegitur timorgreat fear is concealed under daring (Lucan)
benedicite, omnia opera Domini, Domino; laudate et superexaltate eum in seculabless the Lord, all the works of the Lord; praise him and exalt him above all things forever (Daniel 3:57)
benedictus qui venit in nomine Dominiblessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord (St. Matthew 21:9)
corporis et fortunæ bonorum, ut initium, finis est. Omnia orta occidunt, et aucta senescuntthe blessings of good health and good fortune, as they have a beginning, must also have an end. Everything rises but to fall, and grows but to decay (Sallust)
degeneres animos timor arguitfear betrays ignoble souls (Virgil)
domini pudet, non servitutisI am ashamed of my master, not of my servitude (Seneca)
Domini quid reddam?what shall I render unto the Lord?
gutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæa drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdom
In nomine DominiIn the name of the Lord
in nomine Domini incipit omne malumin the name of the Lord every evil begins
in principatu commutando, civium nil præter domini nomen mutant pauperesin a change of masters, the poor change nothing except their master’s name (Phædrus)
in vota miseros ultimus cogit timorfear of death drives the wretched to prayer (Seneca)
initiumbeginning, start, commencement, origin
initium est salutis, notitia peccatithe first step toward salvation is the recognition of sin (Seneca)
intus et in jecore ægro nascuntur dominimasters spring up in our own breasts, and from a sickly liver (Persius)
Jasper fert myrrham, thus Melchior, Balthazar aurum. Hæc quicum secum portet tria nomina regum, solvitur a morbo, Domini pietate, caducoJasper brings myrrh, Melchior frankincense, and Balthazar gold. Whoever carries with him the names of these three kings will, by the grace of the Lord, be exempt from the falling sickness (a medieval European charm)
majores fertilissium is agro oculum domini esse dixeruntour fathers used to say that the master’s eye was the best fertilizer (Pliny the Elder)
misericordia Domini inter pontem et fontembetween bridge and stream the Lord’s mercy may be found (St. Augustine)
multos in summa pericula misit venturi timor ipse malithe mere apprehension of coming evil has driven many into positions of great peril
nescire quædam magna pars sapientiæ estignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom (Hugo de Groot, 1670)
oculus domini saginat equumthe master’s eye makes the horse fat
Omne initium est difficileEvery beginning is difficult
parcus deorum cultor, et infrequens, insanientis dum sapientiæ consultus erro; nunc retrorsum vela dare, atque iterare cursus cogor relictosa sparing and infrequent worshipper of the gods, as long as I strayed from the way by senseless philosophy; I am now forced to turn my sail back and retrace the course I had deserted (Horace)
pax Domini sit semper vobiscumthe peace of the Lord be with you always
pedibus timor addidit alasfear gave wings to his feet (Virgil)
pejor est bello timor ipse bellithe dread of war is worse than war itself (Seneca)
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