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28 Cards in this Set

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Etiam senes fructibus sapientiae et consiliis argumentisque certis
saepe carent.
Even old men often lack the fruits of wisdom, plans and certain proof(s).
Aut ingentes montes aut flumina celeria quae de montibus fluebant
hostes ab urbe prohibebant.
Either the huge mountains or swift rivers that were flowing down from the mountains were keeping the enemy back from the city.
Quoniam nimis fortia facta faciebat, aetas eius erat brevis.
Since he was doing deeds too brave, his life was short.
Illa medica facere poterat multa manu dextra sed sinistra manu
That doctor was able to accomplish many things with her right hand, but few things with her left hand.
Veritas nos metu gravi iam liberabit quo diu territi sumus.
The truth will soon free us from the grim dread which we have long feared.
Quibus generibus scelerum sinistrorum illae duae civitates deletae sunt?
By what types of harmful crimes were those two states destroyed?
Qui mortalis sine amicitia et probitate et beneficio in alios potest
esse beatus?
What mortal can be happy without friendship, probity, and kindness into others?
Pater pecuniam ex Graecia in suam patriam movere coeperat, nam familia discedere cupivit.
The father began to move money out of Greece into his own country, for his family wanted to go away.
A quibus studium difficilium artium eo tempore neglectum est?
By whom was the study of the difficult arts neglected in that time?
Ubi versus illius auctoris clari lecti sunt, audItores delectati sunt.
When that famous author’s verses were read, the audience members were delighted.
Se cito iecerunt ad genua iudicum, qui autem nullam clementiam
They quickly threw themselves to the judges’ knees, who demonstrated no mercy however.
Non possumus fructus pacis habere, nisi ipsi nostras familias metu gravi liberamus.
We cannot have the fruits of peace, unless we ourselves free our families from heavy dread.
Illae manus virorum feminarumque infortunatarum venient ad nos ab aliis patriis in quibus carent fructibus civitatis.
Those bands of unfortunate men and women will come to us from
other countries in which they are deprived of the benefits of citizenship.
Nec ludis nec studiis gravibus senes carebant.
The old men lacked neither games nor serious pursuits.
Quis coepit nostros timores communes sentire sceleris gravis?
Who began to perceive our common fears of serious crime?
[coepio, coepere, coepi, coeptus]
Cornua cervum a periculis defendunt. (Martial)
Horns defend a stag from dangers.
[cervus, -i, stag]
Oedipus duobus oculis se privavit. (Cicero.)
Oedipus deprived himself of (his own) two eyes.
[privare, to deprive]
Themistocles bello Persico Graeciam servitute liberavit. (Cicero)
In the Persian war, Themistocles freed Greece from slavery.
[Persicus, -a, -um, Persian]
Demosthenes multos versus uno spiritu pronuntiabat. (Cicero.)
Demosthenes used to recite many verses in one breath.
Persicos apparatus odi. (Horace)
I hate Persian pomp.
[apparatus, -us, equipment, display.]
Iste communi sensu caret. (Horace.)
That man lacks common sense.
Senectus nos privat omnibus voluptatibus neque longe abest a
morte. (Cicero)
Old age deprives us of all pleasures and is not far from death.
[Ionge, adv. of longus; absum, to be away.]
Nullus accusator caret culpa; omnes peccavimus. (Seneca)
No accuser lacks fault; we all have sinned.
[accusator, -toris; peccare, to sin.]
Nulla pars vitae vacare officio potest. (Cicero)
No part of life can be free from duty.
[vacare, to be free from]
PrIma virtus est vitio carere. (Quintilian.)
The primary virtue is to lack vice.
Vir scelere vacuus non eget iaculis neque arcu. (Horace)
A man free from crime does not need javelins nor a bow.
[vacuus, -a, -um, free from; egere, to need; iaculum, -i, javelin; arcus, -us, bow]
Magni tumultus urbem eo tempore miscebant. (Cicero)
Great uprisings were stirring up the city in that time.
[tumultus, -us]
Litterae senatui populoque Allobrogum manibus coniuratorum ipsorum
erant scriptae. (Cicero)
A letter to the senate and people of the Allobroges had been written by the hands of the conspirators themselves.
[Allobroges, -gum, m. pl., a Gallic tribe whom the Catilinarian conspirators tried to arouse against Rome]