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65. Adde quod injustum rigido jus dicitur ense; Dantur et in

medio vulnera sæpe 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.
68. Adeo exornatum dabo, adeo depexum, ut dum vivat memin-

erit mei. (L.) Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 77.I'll give him such
a dressing, such a hiding, that he'll remember me as long

as he lives.
69. Adeo in teneris consuescere multum est. (L.) Virg. G.

2, 272.-So important is it to grow inured to anything
in early youth. The value of sound principles, early

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.
Eun. 2, 1, 19.—Is it possible a man can be so changed
by love, that one would not know him for the same

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.
gradum (to the same degree), at the sister university. The
coach that used to run (and may do so still) from Oxford to
Cambridge and back, was facetiously called the ad eundem by

the undergraduate wits.
72. Adhibenda est munditia non odiosa, neque exquisita nimis;

tantum quæ fugiat agrestem ac inhumanam negligentiam.
(L.) Cic. Off. 1, 36, 130.—It is right to observe a
certain neatness in dress, without being foppish or dandi-
fied; and at the same time equally removed from a rustic
and boorish slovenliness. In this, as in all else, the
modus in rebus (moderation in things) is the principle

dictated by good taste.
73. Ad hoc. (L.)For this (special) purpose.

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.

75. Adien, brave Crillon, je vous aime à tort et à travers.

(Fr.)-Adieu, my brave Crillon, I love you without
rhyme or reason.
The saying is quoted commonly in the above form as the con-

clusion of a letter of Henry IV. to a favourite. The original,
however, runs: “Il n'y manque que le brave Grillon, qui
sera toujours le bien venu et veu de moy. Adieu.”—Nothing
is wanting except the company of good Grillon, who will always

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 !

Oma patrie, la plus chérie, etc. (Fr.) De Quer. Adieu, 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. 82. Aditus ad multitudinem, ut in universorum animos

tanquam influere possimus. (L.) Cic. Off. 2, 9, 31.Access to the ear of the masses, 80 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.TO

return from the digression. Like the Fr.--Pour en

revenir à nos moutons, q.v. 84. Ad Kalendas Græcas. (L.) Aug. ap. Suet. Aug. 87.

At the Greek Kalends. The next day after never.
As the Greeks had no Kalends, the phrase is used of anything

that can never possibly take place. According to Suetonius
the saying was often in the mouth of Augustus in speaking of
the probability of his paying his creditors.


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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. Procem. § 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. 38. 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.
Be it never so humble, there's no place like home.

-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.)?-A man

addicted to every species of debauchery.
Justinus (41, 3, 9), speaking of the Parthians, describes them as

in libidinem projecti, in cibum parci (immoderate in gratifying

their animal 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 ruin. 97. Ad populum phaleras, ego te intus et in cute novi. (L.) 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 trarel.
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.

A 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 tố 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 poenas 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.

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 Lord 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 : Staro

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. —He dies every day who lives a lingering

life. 114. Ægritudinem laudare, unam rem maxime detestabilem,

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