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2160. Il y a une espèce de honte d'être heureux à la vue de certaines misères. (Fr.)

(Fr.) La Bruy. It is almost a shame to be 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
Inde furor vulgo, quod numina vicinorum
Odit uterque locus : quum solos credat habendos
Esse Deos quos ipse colit.

(L.) Juv. 15, 34.
Religious controversies.
A deathless hatred and a fatal wound
Still rankles 'twixt Ombi and Tentyra.
The fiercest rage on both sides fills the mob,
Since each detests his neighbour's deities,
Convinced that only those are to be held

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.

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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 “an 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.
The Catholick Church from its extending to all countries inde-
pendently of national distinctions, presents everywhere the appear.
ance of an imp. in imperio, a spiritual kingdom subsisting within
temporal ones. “The Church, an imperium in imperio . .
aggressive as an institution, and was encroaching on the State with

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 las 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, as elsewhere, all writings intended for the press were until 1693 (when complete freedom was established) examined by the Public Licenser or Censor, who, if the MS. contained no objectionable matter, granted the necessary permission by affixing Imprimatur with his signature to the copy.

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2177. Imprimis venerare Deos. (L.) Virg. G. 1, 338.–First

and foremost, reverence the Gods. 2178. Improbæ Crescunt divitiæ, tamen

Curte 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.
Vox manet.

(L.) Ov. M. 3, 397.
Echo pining for Narcissus.
Into thin air her tender flesh dissolved ;
Her voice, and eke her bones are all that's left;

Her voice, I say, remains.-Ed.
2182. In amore hæc omnia insunt vitia, injuriæ,

Suspiciones, inimicitiæ, induciæ,
Bellum, pax rursus. (L.) Ter. Eun. 1, 1, 14.-In
love there are all these evils', affronts, suspicions, quarrels,

negotiations, war, and then peace again. 2183. In amore hæc sunt mala, bellum,

Pax rursum : hæc si quis tempestatis prope ritu
Mobilia et cæca fluitantia sorte laboret
Reddere certa sibi, nihilo plus explicet, ac si
Insanire paret certa ratione modoque.

(L.) Hor. S. 2, 3, 267.
Now love is such a thing, the more's the shame,
First war, then peace, 'tis never twice the same;
For ever heaving like a sea in storm,
And taking every hour soine different form.
You think to fix it? Why, the job's as bad

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.

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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 ut dormias. Ter. Heaut. 2, 2, 100. -I have now 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 соттоп. . 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.
2192. Inceptis gravibus plerumque et magna professis,

Purpureus, late qui splendeat, unus et alter
Adsuitur pannus.

(L.) Hor. A. P. 14.
Purple patches.
When Poets would affect the lofty stave,
With pompous opening and with prelude brave,
It is a common trick, the eye to catch,

To sew on here and there a purple patch. -Ed. 2193. Incerta hæc si tu postules

Ratione certa facere, nihilo plus agas,
Quam si des operam ut cum ratione insanias. (L.) Ter.
Eun, 1, 1, 18.-If you think by help of reason to make
certain what is uncertain, you might as well attempt to

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 general malicious intention is sufficient to convict, if the

particular fact ensuing be of equal degree. 2203. In crucifixo gloria mea. (1.)1 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,

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