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Results for: urbem venalem et mature perituram, si emptorem invenerit Translations: 1 - 13 / 13 Latin English urbem venalem et mature perituram, si emptorem invenerit a city for sale and ripe for ruin, once it finds a purchaser (Sallust, referring to Rome) fama volat parvam subito vulgata per urbem the rumor forthwith flies abroad, dispersed throughout the small town (Virgil) hinc totam infelix vulgatur fama per urbem hence the unhappy news is spread abroad through the whole city (Virgil) mature fias senex may you early prove an old man (i.e., may you learn wisdom beyond your years) mature fieri senem, si diu velis esse senex you must become an old man soon if you would be an old man long (Cicero) non possum ferre, Quirites, Græcam urbem I cannot, Romans, endure a Greek city (Juvenal) prius quam (or priusquam) incipias consulto, et ubi consulueris mature facto opus est before you begin, consider; but having considered, use dispatch (Sallust) qui homo mature quæsivit pecuniam, nisi eam mature parcit, mature esurit the one who has acquired wealth in time, unless he saves it in time, will in time come to starvation (Plautus) qui semel aspexit quantum dimissa petitis præstant, mature redeat, repetatque relicta let him who has once perceived how much what he has given up is better than what he has chosen, immediately return and resume what he has relinquished (Horace) Romæ rus optas, absentem rusticus urbem tollis ad astra levis at Rome, you long for the country, in the country you laud the distant city to the stars (Horace) urbem latericiam (or lateritiam) invenit, marmoream reliquit he found a city of brick, and left it one of marble (Suetonius, said of Cæsar Augustus) Urbem lateritiam invenit, marmoream reliquit He found a city [Rome] of bricks and left a city of marble. (Augustus) urbem quam dicunt Romam, Melibœe, putavi, stultus ego, huic nostræ similem the city, Melibœus, that they call Rome, I foolishly imagined to be like this town of ours (Virgil)
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