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Pers. 3, 30.-Keep your finery for the mob, I know your

nature, inside as well as out.
Such pageantry be to the people shown,
There boast thy horse's trappings and thy own;
I know thee to the bottom, from within

Thy shallow centre to thy utmost skin. (?) 98. Ad quæ noscenda iter ingredi, transmittere mare solemus,

ea sub oculis posita negligimus : seu quia ita compar-
atum, ut proximorum incuriosi, longinqua sectemur:
seu quod omnium rerum cupido languescit quum facilis
occasio est. (L.) Plin. Sec. Ep. 8, 20, 1.

Foreign travel.
We generally cross the sea in order to gain a knowledge of

things, neglecting all the while what is under our nose : either
because it is part of human nature to be always seeking dis-
tant scenes, and to care little for what is near; or, because
the greater the facility there is for gratifying a desire, the less

is the advantage taken of it. 99. Ad quæstionem legis respondent judices, ad quæstionem

facti respondent juratores. (L.) Law Max.—It is the business of the judge to instruct the jury in points of law,

of the jury to decide on matters of fact. 100. Ad quod damnum. (L.) Law Term.To what damage.

Ā writ sued before granting certain liberties (such as the holding

of a fair or market), which may be prejudicial to the king granting it, or the public. The sheriff is therefore directed to inquire what damage may possibly result from the grant in

question.Brand and Cox, Dict. of Science, etc. 101. Ad referendum. (L.)-To be referred, or to be left for

future consideration. 102. Ad rem. (L.)To the point, or purpose. As, e.g., Nihil

ad rem.—It is not to the point; it is beside the question. 103. Adscriptus glebæ. (L.)-Tied to the soil. Term used de

scribing the status of the serf or slave, who, in feudal times, was attached to his lord's demesne, and went with

it, like other chattels. 104. Adsit Regula, peccatis quæ pænas irroget æquas; Ne scutica dignum horribili sectere flagello.

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 3, 117. Be just: and mete to crime its condign pain ;

Nor use the murd'rous lash where suits the cane. --- Ed. 105. Adstrictus necessitate. (L.) Cic. N. D. 1, 7, 17.Bound

by necessity. Driven by the irresistible force of circumstances to the performance of any act.

106. Ad summos honores alios scientia juris, alios eloquentia,

alios gloria militaris provexit; huic versatile ingenium
sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres,
quodcunque ageret. (L.) Liv. 39, 40.

The Elder Cato.
Some men attain power by their great legal abilities, some by

their eloquence, some by military achievements; but he was
a person of such versatile talents, and so equally adapted
for any and every pursuit, that let him be doing what he
would, you would have said that it was the very thing that

nature had intended him for. 107. Ad suum quemque æquum est quæstum esse callidum.

(L.) Plaut. As. 1, 3, 34.-Every man is naturally alive

to his own interests. 108. Ad tristem partem strenua est suspicio. (L.) Pub. Syr.?

-One is keen to suspect quarters from which we have

once received hurt. 109. Adulandi gens prudentissima laudat Sermonem indocti, faciem deformis amici. (L.) Juv. 3, 86.

Flatterers.
A friend, the crafty flatt'ring race will praise ;

His talk tho' stupid, and tho'plain his face.—Ed. 110. Ad valorem. (L.)According to the value. Phrase used

in imposing duties on articles of merchandise, either at the import or export, when they are to pay so much

ad valorem, or according to their value. 111. Adversa virtute repello. (L.)-I repel misfortune by virtue.

Motto of Earl Londesborough, 112. Ædificare in tuo proprio solo non licet quod alteri noceat.

(L.) Law Max.-No one has a right to erect a new edifice on his ground, so as to prejudice what has long been enjoyed by another, as e.g., a new building, obscuring the

light and air from a previously erected house. 113. Ægrescitque medendo. (L.) Virg. A. 12, 46.He de

stroys his health by the pains he takes to preserve it. The
life of the valetudinarian.
Cf. the Italian epitaph of a person of this description : Stavo

ben, ma per star meglio, sto qui,I was well; I would be
better; and here I am (Spectator, 25). Cf. Celuy meurt
tous les jours, qui languit en vivant. (Fr.) Pierrard Poullet
(1595), La Charité. -Ěe dies every day who lives a lingering

life. 114. Ægritudinem laudare, unam rem maxime detestabilem, quorum est tandem philosophorum? (L.) Cic. Tusc. 4, 25, 55.—Pray what sort of philosophy is it to praise melancholy, about the most detestable thing in the

world? 115. Ægroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur. (L.) Prov. ap.

Cic. Att. 9, 10, 3.- While a sick man has life, it is said

that there is hope. 116. Ægyptum quam mihi laudabas, Serviane charissime, totam

didici levem pendulam et ad omnia famæ momenta volitantem.

Genus hominum seditiosissimum vanissimum injuriosissimum. (L.) Hadrian ap. Vop. Saturn. 8, p. 960 (Hist. August).

Character of the Egyptians.
Dearest Servian,-In spite of your commendations lavished upon

Egypt, I find the people to be as frivolous and untrustworthy
as possible, and fluttering at every wave of rumour. They are
the most revolutionary, excitable, and criminal race that can
be imagined.
The character of the people seems to have undergone little

change since the emperor wrote these lines 1800.years ago. 117. Æmulatio æmulationem parit. (L.) Prov.-Emulation

begets emulation. Nothing like competition. 118. Æmulus atque imitator studiorum ac laborum. (L.) Cf.

Cic. Marc. 1, 2.The rival and imitator of the studies

and labours of another. 119. Aendern und bessern sind zwei. (G.) Prov.-To change

and to better are two different things. 120. Æquabiliter et diligenter. (L.)-Equitably and diligently.

Motto of Lord Truro. 121. Æquâ lege necessitas Sortitur insignes et imos; Omne capax movet urna nomen. (L.) Hor. C. 3, 1, 15.

Even-handed Fate
Hath but one law for small and great :

That ample urn holds all men's names.-Calverley, 122. Æquam memento rebus in arduis

Servare mentem, non secus in bonis

Ab insolenti temperatam Lætitia. (L.) Hor. C. 2, 3, 1.
An equal mind, when storms o'ercloud

Maintain, nor 'neath a brighter sky
Let pleasure make your heart too proud.—Conington.

The first line was written by the Constable Montmorency (16th

cent.) over bis castle gate, and eventually gave, from its initial word, the name to the castle itself-Åquam, corrupted in course of time to Ecouen.

123. Æquanimiter. (L.) With equanimity. Motto of Lord

Suffield. 124. Æqua tellus Pauperi recluditur Regumque pueris.

(L.) Hor. C. 2, 18, 32. Earth removes the impartial sod

Alike for beggar and for monarch's child. —Conington. 125. Æquat munia comparis. (L.) Cf. Hor. C. 2, 5, 2.-She

discharges the duties of a partner. Motto of the Order of St Catherine (Russia), instituted by Tsar Peter the

Great in honour of his consort, Catherine I. 126. Æquitas enim lucet per se: dubitatio cogitationem significat

injuriæ. (L.) Cic. Off. 1, 9, 30.-Integrity shines by its own light, while hesitancy suggests the idea of wrongful

action. 127. Æquo animo. (L.)With equanimity.

(L.)With equanimity. Motto of Lord Penrhyn. 128. Æquum est Peccatis veniam poscentem reddere rursus.

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 3, 74. It is but just and right that they who claim

Themselves forgiveness should extend the same.-Ed. 129. Æra nitent usu ; vestis bona quærit haberi;

Canescunt turpi tecta relicta situ. (L.) Ov. Am. 1, 8, 51. Brass shines with use ; good clothes, unworn, grow old ;

And empty houses whiten soon with mould. -Ed. 130. Ærugo animi, rubigo ingenii. (L.) ?Sen.The rust of the

mind is the blight of genius. Cf. Rubigo animorum.

Sen. Ep. 95, 36. 131. Æstuat ingens Imo in corde pudor, mixtoque insania luctu, Et Furiis agitatus amor, et conscia virtus.

(L.) Virg. 12, 666.
Fierce boils in every vein
Indignant shame and passion blind,
The tempest of a lover's mind,

The soldier's high disdain. -Conington. 132. Ætatem Priami Nestorisque

Longam qui putat esse, Martiane,
Multum decipitur falliturque.
Non est vivere, sed valere, vita. (L.) Mart. 6, 70, 12.

Health not long life.
The man to whom old Priam's

years
Or Nestor's a long life appears,
Mistaken is and much deceived :
Health, not long life, is life indeed.- Ed.

133. Ætatis cujusque notandi sunt tibi mores. (L.) Hor. A. P.

156.—You must note the manners peculiar to each age of human life. Addressed to the poet who aspired to draw

the various characters of men as they are seen in the world. 134. Æternum inter se discordant. (L.) Ter. And. 3, 3, 43. –

They are eternally at variance. 135. Ævo rarissima nostro Simplicitas. (L.) Ov. A. A. 1, 241.

-Simplicity, a very rare thing in our days.
Most rare is now our old simplicity.-Dryden.

Motto of Spectator 269, on Sir Roger de Coverly in

Gray's Inn Walks. 136. Affirmatim. (L.)- In the affirmative. 137. Afflata est numine quando

Jam propiore Dei. (L.) Virg. A. 6, 50.- When she (the Sibyll) is inspired by the closer presence of the Deity. Hence the divine afflatus (inspiration) of poets. Cf. Nemo

igitur vir magnus sine aliquo afflatu divino unquam fuit. Cic. Ñ. D. 2, 66, 167.—There has never been a really great man

who had not some divine inspiration in him. 138. Afflavit Deus et dissipantur. (L.)-God sent forth his

breath, and they are scattered. Legend of medal struck in

commemoration of the destruction of the Spanish Armada. 139. A fin. (Fr.)To the end. Motto of the earl of Airlie. 140. A fonte puro pura defluit aqua. (L.) Prov.-Clear water

flows from a pure spring. 141. A force de peindre le diable sur les murs, il finit par ap

paraître en personne. (Fr.) Prov.-If you will go on painting the devil on the walls, it will end by his appearing in person. It is one way to hasten disasters to be

always talking of them. 142. A fortiori. (L.)With greater reason ; all the more. If one

glass of beer disturbs your digestion, a fortiori two

glasses will do so. 143. A Gadibus usque auroram. (L.)-From Cadiz (the West)

to the dawn (the East). Motto of South Sea Company. 144. Age, libertate Decembri,

Quando ita majores voluerunt, utere. (L.) Hor. S. 2, 7, 4.

Christmas comes but once a year.
Well, since our wise forefathers so ordained,
Enjoy December's licence unrestrained.

During the Saturnalia (the Roman Christmas) the slaves were

allowed an unwonted freedom, treating their masters as equals, and being at liberty to speak without restraint. The line is ap

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