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46. Acriora orexim excitant embammata. (L.) Col. 12, 57
fin.—Pungent sauces whet the appetite. 47. A cruce salus. (L.)—Salvation from the cross. Motto of
the earl of Mayo.
S. 2, 3, 27.—He would try be mad with reason and
Why, the job's as bad
Cf. Shakesp. Hamlet, 2, 2, 208 :
Tho' this be madness, yet there is method in it.
-Outward acts indicate the secret intention.
the common, is judged to have had an illegal intention in his
mind, and must be considered in the light of a trespasser.
A personal right of action expires with the death of the
might bring an action for negligence, whereby his daughter
J. Rep. Exch. 53).
enim est actio. Rursus, voluntas non erit recta, nisi
intention springs from the mind.
done, they say, don't do again. You are wasting your
Ps. 1, 2, 27.—You are doing work twice over.
tempest falls upon the owner, not the carrier, and Res perit suc
55. Actus legis nemini facit injuriam. (L.) Law Max.—The
action of the law cannot wrong any man.
if he had acted without any such authorisation. A right of
56. Actus me invito factus, non est meus actus. (L.) Law
Max.-An act done, to which I am not a consenting party,
cannot be called my act. 57. Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea. (L.) Law Max. –
The act itself does not make a man guilty unless his inten
tions were guilty. 58. A cuspide corona. (L.)–From the spear a crown. Motto
of Viscount Midleton. 59. Acutum, prudens, et idem sincerum et solidum, et exsic
catum genus orationis. (L.) Cic. Brut. 84, 291.--A pointed and thoughtful style of oratory, and at the same time plain, solid, and dry in character. Cf. Nihil erat in ejus oratione nisi sincerum, nihil nisi siccum atque sanum. Id. ibid. 55, 202.-- There was nothing in his (C. Cotta) speeches, but what was plain, solid, and
Seditio, sævitque animis ignobile vulgus,
(L.) Virg. A. 1, 148.
(For rage has always weapons nigh). — Conington. 61. Adam muss eine Eva haben, die er zeiht was er gethan.
(G.) Prov.-Adam must have an Eve, to blame for what
he has done. 62. Ad calamitatem quilibet rumor valet. (L.) ? Pub. Syr.
Every rumour is believed, where disaster is concerned.
Bad news travels apace. 63. Ad captandum vulgus. (L.)—To please the mob. A bait
thrown out to gain the plaudits of the crowd. 64. Adde parum parvo, magnus acervus erit. (L.) Prov.
Add little to little, and you will have a great heap.
65. Adde quod injustum rigido jus dicitur ense ; Dantur et in medio vulnera
foro. (L.) Ov. T. 5, 10, 43. Miscarriage of Justice. The sword of justice cuts in cruel sort,
And wounds are often dealt in open court. —Ed. 66. Addere legi justitiam decus. (L.)-It is an honourable
thing to combine justice with law. Motto of Lord
Norton. 67. A Deo et rege. (L.)–From God and the king. Motto of
Earls of Chesterfield, Harrington, and Stanhope.
erit mei. (L.) Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 77.—I'll give him such
as he lives.
2, 272.—So important is it to grow inured to anything
instilled in the mind, is incalculable. 'Tis education forms the common mind;
Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.—Pope, Ep. 1, 149. 70. Adeon'homines immutarier
Ex amore, ut non cognoscas eundem esse ? (L.) Ter.
79. Ad infi
Big fleas And litti
80. Ad inte 81. A discr
limita 82. Aditus
were, multi Cicero
71. Ad eundem. (L.)—To the same degree.
A graduate of one university is permitted to enjoy the same
degree at another, and is said to be admitted ad eundem sc.
the undergraduate wits.
tantum quæ fugiat agrestem ac inhumanam negligentiam.
dictated by good taste.
A clause ad hoc was specially inserted in the covenant. 74. Adhuc sub judice lis est. (L.)—The point in dispute is still
before the judge. The controversy is yet undecided.
83. A diver
4. Ad Kale
75. Adieu, brave Crillon, je vous aime à tort et à travers.
(Fr.)--Adieu, my brave Crillon, I love you without
clusion of a letter of Henry IV. to a favourite. The original,
have a hearty welcome and good wishes from me. Adieu. 76. Adieu la voiture, adieu la boutique! (Fr.) Prov.-Good
bye to the carriage, good-bye to the shop! There is an
end of the business : the establishment is broken up. 77. Adieu, paniers, vendanges sont faites. (Fr.) Prov.--Good
bye, baskets ! vintage is over ! The work is over, and its
accessories may be put away. 78. Adieu, plaisant pays de France !
O ma patrie, la plus chérie, etc. (Fr.) De Quer. IAdieu, pleasant land of France ! Oh! my country, the dearest in the world, etc. Supposed to have been sung by Mary Stuart on leaving the shores of France, but in reality an historical forgery of De Querlon, who admitted
as much to the Abbé Menier de Saint-Léger. 79. Ad infinitum. (L.)—To infinity; without end.
Big fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em ;
And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum (?). 80. Ad interim. (L.)—In the meantime ; provisionally. 81. A discrétion. (Fr.)- According to discretion. Without
limitation. Ùnconditionally. 82. Aditus ad multitudinem, ut in universorum animos
tanquam influere possimus. (L.) Cic. Off. 2, 9, 31. Access to the ear of the masses, so that we are able, as it were, to insinuate ourselves into the affections of the multitude. This is one of the elements (according to Cicero) of the greatest human glory, and applicable to
the enormous power wielded by any great speaker. 83. A diverticulo repetatur fabula. (L.) Juv. 15, 72.-T.
return from the digression. Like the Fr. – Revenons
à nos moutons, q.v. 84. Ad Kalendas Græcas. (L.) Aug. ap. Suet. Aug. 87.
At the Greek Kalends. The next day after never.
that can never possibly take place. According to Suetonius
85. Ad libitum or ad lib. (L.)- At pleasure; without restraint,
to one's heart's content. In music, it signifies that the “ time” of the passage may be extended at will accord
ing to the taste of the performer, 86. Ad mala quisque animum referat sua. (L.) Ov. R. A.
559.—Let each one call to mind his own woes. 87. Ad minora illa
demittere me non recusabo. (L.) Quint. Proæm. $ 5.--I will not refuse to descend to even the most minute particulars. I will enter into all and
every detail, if you desire it. 88. Admonere voluimus, non mordere ; prodesse, non lædere;
consulere morbis hominum, non officere. (L.) Erasm. ? My object is, to advise, not to wound ; to be of service, not to hurt; to cure the failings of mankind, not to obstruct
their remedy. 89. Ad morem villæ de Poole. (L.)—After the custom of the
town of Poole. Motto of Borough of Poole. 90. Ad ogni santo la sua torcia or candela. (It.)-Every saint
his torch or candle. Every one should have his proper honours and precedence allowed him. A compliment
should be paid to all. 91. Ad ogni uccello suo nido è bello. (It.) Prov.-Every bird
thinks its own nest beautiful.
-J. H. Payne, Opera of Clari. 92. Ad ognuno par più grave la croce sua. (It.) Prov.
Every one thinks his own cross the heaviest. 93. Ad omnem libidinem projectus homo. (L.) 2-4 man
addicted to every species of debauchery.
in libidinem projecti, in cibum parci (immoderate in gratifying
their sexual passions, sparing in the use of food). 94. Adornare verbis benefacta. (L.) Plin. Ep. 1, 8, 15.-
To enhance the worth of a favour by kind words. Gifts of little or no intrinsic worth are often rendered valuable by the manner or words with which they are
given. 95. Ad pænitendum properat, cito qui judicat. (L.) Pub.
Syr. 6.- Who decides hastily, is hurrying to repentance. 96. Ad perniciem solet agi sinceritas. (L.) Phædr. 4, 13, 3.
Sincerity is often driven to its own rúin. 97. Ad populum phaleras, ego te intus et in cute novi. (L.)