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2160. Il y a une espèce de . honte d'être heureux à la vue de
certaines misères. (Fr.) La Bruy. 1—There is a kind of shame in being happy in the presence of some forms of
suffering. 2161. Il y en a peu qui gagnent à être approfondis. (Fr.)— Few
men rise in our estimation on a closer examination. 2162. Il y va de la vie. (Fr.)-Life is at stake. . The matter is
of the last importance, the life of a fellow-creature hangs upon
the result. 2163. Im Becher ersaufen mehr als im Meer. (G.) Prov.-The
bowl drowns more than the sea. 2164. Imberbus juvenis tandem custode remoto Gaudet equis canibusque, et aprici gramine campi.
(L.) Hor. A. P. 161. The beardless youth, at last from tutor freed,
Loves playing field and tennis, dog and steed. - Conington. 2165. Immo id, quod aiunt, auribus teneo lupum
Nam neque quomodo a me amittam, invenio : neque, uti retineam scio. (L.) Ter. Phorm. 3, 2, 21.—Indeed it is as they say, I have got a wolf by the ears; How to loose him from me I don't see, how to hold him I can't
tell. A fearful predicament. Catching a Tartar. 2166. Immoritur studiis, et amore senescit habendi. (L.) Hor.
Ep. 1, 7, 85.—His struggles are killing him, and he is
getting an old man through his greed of more. 2167. Immortale odium, et nunquam sanabile vulnus
Ardet adhuc Ombos et Tentyra. Summus utrinque
As Gods, whom they especially adore. -Ed. 2168. Immortalia ne speres monet annus, et almum Quæ rapit hora diem.
(L.) Hor. C. 4, 7, 7. No escaping death, proclaims the year that speeds This sweet spring day.-Conington.
2169. Imperat aut servit collecta pecunia cuique. (L.) Hor. .
Ep. 1, 10, 48.-A man's money is either his master or his
servant. 2170. Imperium et libertas. (L.)—Empire and freedom.
Quoted by Lord Beaconsfield at Lord Mayor's dinner, November 10, 1879. “One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British Ministry.” Mr Gladstone a fortnight later in Midlothian characterised the quotation as unhappy and ominous allusion,” and said that the words meant simply this, "Liberty for ourselves, Empire over the rest of man. kind" (see Times, November 11 and 28, 1879). Cic. de Or. 1, 23, 105, has, Hoc domicilio imperii et gloriæ. - In this home of empire and glory; and ibid. 44, 196, Una in omnibus terris domus est virtutis, imperii
, dignitatis. - She (Rome) is the one home in the world of valour, power, and dignity. 2171. Imperium in imperio. (L.)-An empire (or government)
existing within an empire.
organised system” (Froude, Life and Times of Thos. Becket). 2172. Impetrare oportet, quia æquum postulas. (L.) Plaut.
Stich. 5, 4, 44.—You ought to obtain your requests, since
you ask what is reasonable. 2173. Implacabiles plerumque læsæ mulieres. (L.)-Injured
females are generally implacable. 2174. Impossible est un mot que je ne dis jamais. (Fr.) Colin
d'Harley, Malice pour malice, 1, 8.-"Impossible" is a word which I never pronounce. The variety, Impossible n'est pas un mot français (Impossible is not a French
word), is ascribed to Napoleon I. 2175. Impotentia excusat legem. (L.) Law Max.—Impossibility
of performance is excused by the law; or, Lex non cogit ad impossibilia, The law does not seek to compel a man
to do what he cannot possibly perform. 2176. Imprimatur. (L.)-Let it be printed.
In England all writings intended for the press were until 1693 (when complete freedom was established) examined by the Public Ìicenser or Censor, who, if the MS. contained no objectionable matter, granted the necessary permission by affixing Imprimatur with his signature to the copy.
2177. Imprimis venerare Deos. (L.) Virg. G. 1, 338.— First
and foremost, reverence the Gods. 2178. Improbæ Crescunt divitiæ, tamen
Curta nescio quid semper abest rei. (L.) Hor. C. 3, 24, 62.—Excessive wealth keeps increasing, and yet some
thing or other is always lacking to complete our means. 2179. Improbe amor quid non mortalia pectora cogis! (
(L.) Virg. A. 4, 412.-Cruel love ! to what lengths will you
not drive mortal breasts ? 2180. In æquali jure melior est conditio possidentis.
(L.) Law Max.- Where the right is equal, the position of the party in actual possession is the better of the two. It is not enough to destroy my title, you must show that your own is better. For, Non possessori incumbit necessitas probandi posses. siones ad se pertinere, The party in possession is not bound to produce proofs that the property belongs to him. And the rule applies not only in æquali jure, but in pari delicto. Where either
party is equally at fault, the law still favours the man in possession. 2181. In aera succus
Corporis omnis abit: vox tantum atque ossa supersunt.
(L.) Ov. M. 3, 397.
Suspiciones, inimicitiæ, induciæ,
negotiations, war, and then peace again. 2183. In amore hæc sunt mala, bellum,
Pax rursum : hæc si quis tempestatis prope ritu
(L.) Hor. S. 2, 3, 267.
As if you tried by method to be mad. -Conington. 2184. Inanis verborum torrens. (L.) V. Quint. 10, 7, 23.--An
unmeaning torrent of words.
2185. In arena ædificas. (L.)—You are building on the sand.
A work without foundation, or hope of permanence. 2186. In aurem utramvis dormire. (L.)—To sleep on either ear,
i.e., soundly. Ademtum tibi jam faxo omnem metum In aurem utramvis otiose ut dormias. Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 100.—I will rid you of all your fears so that you may
sleep sound and undisturbed. V. 1252. 2187. In caelo nunquam spectatam impune cometam. (L.) -A
comet never appears in the heavens without ominous
meaning. 2188. In capite. (L.)-In chief. Persons in the feudal system
enfeoffed of lands directly from the crown, were termed
tenants in capite. 2189. In casu extremæ necessitatis omnia sunt communia. (L.)
Law Max.-In cases of extreme emergency all things are common. Thus a neighbouring house may be pulled
down to stay progress of fire. 2190. In causa facili, cuivis licet esse diserto, Et minimæ vires frangere quassa valent.
(L.) Ov. T. 3, 11, 21. In easy matters every one can speak,
And little strength a bruised thing can break. - Dryden. 2191. Incaute factum pro non facto habetur. (L.) Law Max.
What has been done incautiously is counted as if it had
never been done at all.
Purpureus, late qui splendeat, unus et alter
(L.) Hor. A. P. 14.
To sew on here and there a purple patch. -Ed. 2193. Incerta hæc si tu postules
Ratione certa facere, nihilo plus agas,
go mad by the rules of reason. 2194. Incerta pro nullis habetur. (L.) Law Max.—What is
uncertain must be treated as though it did not exist,
2195. Incivile est, nisi tota sententia inspecta de aliqua parte
judicare. (L.) Law Max.-It is contrary to law to judge of one part of a sentence unless the whole be
examined. 2196. Inclusio unius est exclusio alterius. (L.) Law Max.
The mention or naming of the one implies the exclusion
of the other. 2197. Incoctum generoso pectus honesto. (L.) Pers. 2, 74.—A
breast imbued with true nobleness of feeling. 2198. In commendam. (L.)-In trust. Term applied to benefices
held by bishops and other dignitaries, whose official
income being small, is supplemented in this manner. 2199. In consimili casu, consimile debet esse remedium. (L.)
Law Max.--Where cases are similar, the remedy should
be similar. 2200. In contractis tacite insunt quæ sunt moris et consuetudinis.
(L.) Law Max.—Terms which are warranted by custom and usage may, in some cases, be tacitly imported into
contracts. 2201. In conventionibus contrahentium voluntas potius quam
verba spectari placuit. (L.) Law Max.-In contracts and agreements the intentions of the parties, rather than
the words actually used by them, should be considered. 2202. In criminalibus sufficit generalis malitia intentionis cum facto paris gradus. (L.) Law Max. - In crimes a
— a general malicious intention is sufficient to convict, if the
particular fact ensuing be of equal degree. 2203. In crucifixo gloria mea. (L.)- I glory in the Crucified.
Motto of Lord Brabourne. 2204. In curia. (L.)- In the court. 2205. In cute curanda plus æquo operata juventus. (L.) Hor.
Ep. 1, 2, 29.-A class of youth more given to beautifying
the outer man than is right. 2206. Inde datæ leges ne fortior omnia posset. (L.) Law Max.
-Laws were made for this purpose, that the stronger might not always prevail
. 2207 Inde iræ et lacrimæ. (L.) Juv. 1, 168.—Hence this rage and weeping.
This is the cause of this resentment and indignation. 2208. In Deo spero. (L.)-In God I hope. Lord de Saumarez, .