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2209. Index animi sermo. (L.) Law Max.— Words are the
index or interpretation of the intention. The meaning of an Act of Parliament is best explained by the direct
words of its framers. 2210. Index expurgatorius. (L.)-An expurgatory index. A cata
logue of books which the Catholic Church prohibits the faithful from reading, published on the doors of one of
the churches at Rome.
Perpetuam : sævis inter se convenit ursis.
(L.) Juv. 15, 163.
Is not afraid to forge the sword. -Ed. 2212. In dictione, and Extra dictionem. (L.) Log. T.-Falla
cies contained in the words of a proposition, or in the
(Whately, Logic, 105). 2213. Indictum sit. (L.)-Let it be unsaid. I withdraw the
words; an apology or retractation. 2214. In die Hölle kommt man mit grosser Mühe, als in den
Himmel. (G.) Prov.-It is a greater toil to get to Hell,
than to Heaven. 2215. In diem. (L.) Plaut. Mil. 3, 2, 48.-To a future day.
Indefinitely: same as sine die, without any further day being fixed. (2.) In diem vivere. Cic. de Or, 2, 40, 169.—To live for the day. Regardless of the future ; hand to mouth. (3.) De die in diem.—From day to
day; continuously. 2216. Indigna digna habenda sunt hæres quæ facit. (L.) Plaut.
Capt. 2, 1, 6.—Unbecoming acts are to be accounted as
becoming if done by the master. 2217. Indigne vivit per quem non vivit alter. (L.)!-He lives
an unworthy life, who does not help another to live.
2218. Indignor quidquam reprehendi, non quia crasse Compositum, illepideve putetur, sed quia nuper.
(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 76. I chafe to hear a poem called third-rate
Not as ill-written, but as written late.-Conington. 2219. Indocilis pauperiem pati. (L.) Hor. C. 1, 1, 18.—One
that cannot learn (has never learnt) to endure poverty.
Motto of the Merchants of Bristol. 2220. Indocilis privata loqui. (L.) Lucan. 5, 539.-Incapable
of divulging secrets. 2221. Indocti discant, et ament meminisse periti. (L.)—Let the
ignorant learn, and the learned take pleasure in refreshing their recollection. Trans. by President Hénault (Abrégé Chronologique, 1749) of Pope (Essay on Criticism) :
Content, if hence th' unlearn'd their wants may view,
The learned reflect on what before they knew. 2222. Indole pro quanta juvenis, quantumque daturus
Ausoniæ populis ventura in sæcula civem !
(L.) Sil. 8, 408.
To match the splendour of his eloquence. — Ed.
2223. In dubiis benigniora semper sunt præferenda. (L.) Law
Max.—In doubtful cases we should always lean to the
side of mercy.
2224. In eo quod plus sit, semper inest et minus. (L.) Law
Max. —That which contains the greater, always contains
the less. 2225. In esse. (L.)-In being, actually existing. Opposed to in
posse, in possible being. Possible, but not actually the
Present, and future.
2226. Inest et formicæ sua bilis. (L.) ? Even the ant has spleen
of its own. A worm will turn. 2227. Inest sua gratia parvis. (L.) ?- Even trifles have their
peculiar charm. 2228. Inest virtus, et mens interrita lethi. (L.) Ov. M. 10,
616.- A valiant soul, a heart unterrified by death. 2229. Inexpiabilis culpa discordiæ nec passione purgatur. Esse
martyr non potest qui in ecclesia non est. .. Occidi talis potest, coronari non potest. (L.) S. Cyprian de Unitate, 12.
No Martyrs out of the Church. The inexpiable sin of schism is not done away with even by suffer. ing. No one can be a martyr who is not in the Church.
Such an one may be slain, but crowned he cannot be. 2230. In extenso. (L.)-In full. Said of written or printed
records. B's speech was given in extenso in the Morning
Post. 2231. Infandum, regina, jubes renovare dolorem.
(L.) Virg. A. 2, 3. Too cruel, lady, is the pain
You bid me thus revive again. -Conington.
her the history of the destruction of Troy. 2232. Infecta pace. (L.) Ter. Eun. 1, 1, 8.-Without having effected a peace.
The situation of the enemies (the quarrel, etc.) remains as it was. 2233. Infelix operam perdas ; ut si quis asellum In cainpo doceat parentem currere frænis.
(L.) Hor. S. 1, 1, 90. 'Twere but lost labour, as if one should train
A donkey for the course by bit and rein.- Conington. 2234. In ferrum pro libertate ruebant. (L.)— To preserve their
liberty they rushed upon the sword. Motto of the Earl
of Leicester. 2235. Inflatum plenumque Nerone Propinquo. (L.) Juv. 8, 72.
-Full to bursting of his relation, Nero. Of any who
talk much of their smart relations. 2236. In flagranti delicto. (L.)- In the very commission of the
offence. He was taken in flagranti delicto, in the act. 2237. In flammam flammas, in mare fundis aquas. (L.) Ov.?
- You are adding fire to flames, and water to the sea.
2238. In forma pauperis. (L.)— In the condition of a poor man.
As a pauper.
2239. In foro conscientiæ. (L.)—In the court of conscience. Ac
cording to the conviction of one's own conscience, as to what is just and equitable. (2.) In foro domestico.In the domestic court. In private : at home. Both being opposed to (3.) In foro externo.- In the external or
public court. 2240. Infra dignitatem, or infra dig. (L.)-Beneath one's dignity 2241. In furias ignemque ruunt; amor omnibus idem.
(L.) Virg. G. 3, 244. They rush into the flame, For love is lord of all, and is in all the same. -Dryden. 2242. In futuro. (L.)—For a future time. 2243. Ingeminant curæ, rursusque resurgens Sævit amor, magnoque irarum fluctuat æstu.
(L.) Virg. A. 4, 531 Her cares redouble, blow on blow; Love storms, and tossing to and fro
With billowy passion heaves. -Conington. 2244. Ingenii dotes corporis adde bonis. (L.) Ov. A. A. 2, 112.
-Add the endowments of the mind to the charms of your
(L.) Claud. Cons. Mall. 262.
With the reward that's due to its own pains. -Ed. 2246. Ingenio facies conciliante placet. (L.) Ov. Med. Fac. 44.
—The face pleases, if the disposition charms. 2247. Ingeniorum cos æmulatio. (L.) Rivalry (or Competition)
is the whetstone of genius. 2248. Ingenium cui sit, cui mens divinior, atque os Magna sonaturum, des nominis bujus honorem.
(L.) Hor. S. 1, 4, 43.
2249. Ingenium mala sæpe movent. (L.) Ov. A. A. 2, 43.
Misfortune often quickens genius.
Adversæ nudare solent, celare secundæ. Hor. S. 2, 8, 73.
A host's resources, and a general's worth.– Francis. 2250. Ingenium par materiæ. (L.) Juv. 1, 151.-—Talents equal
to the subject. 2251. Ingens telum necessitas. (L.) Sen. ?-Necessity is a
powerful weapon. 2252. Ingentem foribus domus alta superbis
Mane salutantum totis vomit ædibus undam. (L.) Virg. G. 2, 461.—The stately palace with its superb portals pours forth from every part of the building an immense stream of people, who have been paying their
morning homage. 2253. Ingentes animos angusto in corpore versant. (L.) Virg.
G. 4, 83.—A mighty spirit fills that little frame. True
of Alexander and Napoleon I., both men of short stature. 2254. Ingentes dominos, et claræ nomina famæ,
Illustrique graves nobilitate domos
Et te littoribus cymba propinqua vehat. (L.) -- Avoid and carefully eschew great lords, titles of great fame, and the houses of the illustrious and dignified nobility. Shorten
sail, and let your bark keep nearer to the shore. 2255. Ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes
Emollit mores, nec sinit esse feros. (L.) Ov. Ep. 2, 9, 47.—A careful study of the liberal arts refines the
manners, and prevents their becoming rude. 2256. Inglese Italianizato, Diavolo incarnato. (It.) Prov.-An
Italianised Englishman is a devil incarnate. 2257. Ingratus. (L.) Ungrateful. Sayings respecting Ingra
(3.) Ingratus est qui remotis arbitris agit gratiam.