A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations: Which are in Daily Use: Taken from the Latin, French, Greek, Spanish and Italian Languages: Together with a Copious Collection of Law-maxims and Law-terms; Translated Into English, with Illustrations Historical and Idiomatic
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action affect appear applied bear becomes better body called cause character CICERO common considered court crime danger death equal faith faults fear feel fides follow fool force fortune frequently give given greater happy honour hope HORACE human JUVENAL king labour Law Maxim live lost LUCAN manner mark matter means mind nature Nemo never nihil nisi object omnes omnia OVID pass PERSIUS person phrase PLAUTUS pleasure poet praise prosperity Prov quĉ quam quid quod quotation RACE respect Roman semper SENECA sense sine sometimes speak suffer TACITUS taken TERENCE thing tion truth vice VIRGIL virtue whilst wise wish writ
Page 12 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 115 - ... huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres quodcumque ageret...
Page 179 - ... nam neque quies gentium sine armis neque arma sine stipendiis neque stipendia sine tributis haberi queunt.
Page 66 - In a free country there is much clamour with little suffering; in a despotic state there is little complaint, but much grievance.
Page 131 - Inspicere tanquam in speculum in vitas omnium Jubeo, atque ex aliis sumere exemplum sibi. Lat. TERENCE. — "The lives of men should be regarded as a mirror, from which we may take an example and a rule of conduct for ourselves.
Page 259 - of whom," one of the quorum. This description of a justice of peace is taken from the words of his " Dedimus." "Quorum unum" — "One of whom," I have appointed NS, Esq., to be. It is also used in another sense: " Such a number to be a quorum," that is, to be of sufficiency to proceed in the business.
Page 38 - To expect one who does not come — to lie a-bed and not to sleep — to serve and not to be advanced, are three things enough to kill a man.
Page 166 - Wonderful to tell." Miramur ex intervallo fallentia. Lat. — "We admire at a distance the things that deceive us." Our sight is apt to misrepresent remote objects, but the deception vanishes on a nearer approach. Mirantur taciti, et dubio pro fulmine pendent. Lat. STATIUS. — "They stand in silent astonishment, and wait for the fall of liie yet doubtful thunderbolt." Used to describe a general apprehension and consternation. Mirum. Lat. — "Wonderful.
Page 152 - This is certainly a just definition. There cannot be rational freedom, where there are arbitrary restraints. • ultima mundi Quo steterit ferienda loco (Lat.) LUCAN. — " The remaining liberty of the world, in that precise place, was to be smitten and destroyed.