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3309. Nihil est aliud magnum quam multa minuta. (L.) Prov.

-Every great thing is nothing more than an assemblage of many minute particles.

Sands form the mountains, moments make the year. - Young. 3310. Nihil est, Antipho,

Quin male narrando possit depravarier. (L) Ter.
Phorm. 4, 4, 15.—No talo so good, my Antipho, but can

be spoilt i the telling,
3311. Nibil est furacius illo :
Non fuit Antolyci tam piceata manus.

(L.) Mart. 8, 59, 3. It is the greatest thief the world e'er knew;

Antolycus had not such hands of glue.- Ed. 3312. Nihil est hirsutius illis. (L.) Ov. T. 2, 259.—Nothing

more rugged than they are to read. Of the annals of

Rome, as a piece of reading. 3313. Nihil est quod credere de se Non possit. (L.) Juv. 4, 70.

There is nothing which he would not believe of himself. 3314. Nihil est sub sole novum. (L.) Vulg. Eccles. i. 9.—There

is nothing new under the sun. 3315. Nihil est toto quod perstet in orbe. Cuncta fluunt, omnisque vagans formatur imago.

(L.) Ov. M. 15, 177. There's nothing in this world that can remain :

All fades and flits, like pictures of the brain.-Ed. 3316. Nihil hic nisi carmina desunt. (L.) Virg. E. 8, 67.—

Nothing is wanting here but a song. 3317. Nihil morosius hominum judiciis. (L.) Erasmus.

Nothing so embittered as men's criticism of one another.

Peevish and sour criticism. 3318. Nihil perfectum est dum aliquid restat agendum. (L.)

Law Max.—Nothing is perfect while there still remain

something to be done. 3319. Nihil quod est inconveniens est licitum. (L.) Law Max.

- Nothing that is productive of inconvenience is allowed by law. Where a construction of a statute would produce great inconvenience it becomes a forcible argument

against its adoption. 3320. Nihil simul est inventum et perfectum. (L.) Law Max.

-- Nothing can be invented and brought to perfection at the same time.

3321. Nihil tam absurdum dici potest ut non dicatur a philosopho.

(L.) Cic. ?There is nothing too absurd for a philosopher

to utter. 3322. Nihil tam conveniens est naturali æquitati quam unum

quodque dissolvi eo ligamine quo ligatum est. (L.) Law
Max.--Nothing is more consonant with natural equity
than that every contract should be dissolved by the same
means which made it binding; and, Naturale est quid-
libet dissolvi eo modo quo ligatur, Every contract or
agreement ought to be dissolved by matter of as high a
nature as that which originally made it obligatory.
Hence a deed is made void by a deed ; a record by a record, and an
Act of Parliament by an Act of Parliament, upon the principle that
Eodem modo quo quid constituitur, eodem modo dissolvitur, A thing
can only be cancelled by the same means which first made it valid.

(See Broom, Leg. Max. p. 843.)
3323. Nihil tam difficile 'st, quin quærendo investigari possit.

(L.) Ter. Heaut. 4, 2, 8. Nothing so hard but search will find it out.

Herrick (+ 1674), Seek and Find. 3324. Nihil tam munitum, quod non expugnari pecunia possit.

(L.) Cic. Verr. 1, 2, 4.-Nothing so strongly fortified

but what money can capture it. 3325. Nihil turpius est quam grandis natu senex, qui nullum

aliud habet argumentum, quo se probet diu vixisse, præter ætatem. (L.) Sen. Tranq. 3.-Nothing can be more despicable than an old man, who has no other proof to produce, except his years, of having lived long in the world. Cf. Non ætate verum ingenio adipiscitur sapientia. Plaut. Trin. 2, 2, 88.– Wisdom does not come with years,

but by study. 3326. Nihil unquam peccavit, nisi quod mortua est. (L.) The

only wrong she ever did was to die. Inscription on a

wife's tomb. 3327. Nil admirari prope est res una, Numici, Solaque, quæ possit facere et servare beatum.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 1. Not to admire, Numicius, is the best,

The only way to make and keep men blest.-Conington.

First two words are the motto of Lord Carew. 3328. Nil æquale homini fuit illi. (L.) Hor. S. 1, 3, 9.There

was nothing consistent in that man. Cf. id. ibid. 18,

1 Nil fuit unquam Sic impar sibi. --So strange a jumble ne'er was seen before (Conington). A mass of incon

sistencies and contradictions. 3329. Nil agit exemplum litem quod lite resolvit. (L.) Hor. S.

2, 3, 103.-- An instance, which solves one difficulty by in

volving us in another, is not to the purpose. 3330. Nil conscire sibi. (L.)-To be conscious of no guilt.

Motto of the Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham. 3331. Nil consuetudine majus. (L.) Ov. A. A. 2, 345.

Nothing 80 strong as custom, or, nothing is greater than

habit. 3332. Nil debet. (L.)

(L.) Law Term. --- He owes nothing. The common plea in resisting an action for debt. 3333. Nil desperandum Teucro duce, et auspice Teucro. (L.)

Hor. C. 1, 7, 27.There is nothing to be despaired of when we are under Teucer's leadership and auspices.

First two words Motto of Earl of Lichfield. 3334. Nil dictu fædum visuque hæc limina tangat,

Intra quæ puer est.
Maxima debetur puero reverentia, si quid
Turpe paras, ne tu pueri contemseris annos :
Sed peccaturo obsistat tibi filius infans. (L.) Juv. 14, 44.

The training of youth.
Let no immodest sights or sounds e'er come
Within the precincts of a young boy's home!
The greatest reverence to a child is due ;
And, if some shameful course you would pursue,
Slight not his weakness, and your foul intent

Let a consideration of his youth prevent. -Ed. 3335. Nil dictum quod non dictum prius: methodus sola artificem

ostendit. (L.) Wecker 2There can be nothing said now which has not been said before, the form only in

which it is cast will display a master's hand. 3336. Nil ego contulerim jucundo sanus amico. (L.) Hor. S. 1,

5, 44.There is nothing in the world which I, while I

have my senses, would prefer to an agreeable friend. 3337. Nil erit ulterius quod nostris moribus addat

Posteritas; eadem cupient facientque minores,
Omne in præcipiti vitium stetit. (L.) Juv. 1, 147.

Nothing is left, nothing, for future times,
To add to the full catalogue of crimes.
Our children needs must feel the same desires,
And act the same mad follies as their sires :

Vice has attained its zenith.-Gifford. 3338. Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se,

Quam quod ridiculos homines facit. (L.) Juv. 3, 152.

Unhappy poverty has no sting more cruel

Than that it turns a man to ridicule.-Ed.
The Russian proverb says, Poverty is not a sin, it is

something worse.
3339. Nil illi larva aut tragicis opus esse cothurnis.

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 5, 64. No buskin, mask, or other aid of art

Would be required to make him look his part. —Conington. Said of a hideous actor, and motto of Spectator (32) on

the Ugly Club. 3340. Nil mi officit unquam,

Ditior hic, aut est quia doctior; est locus uni-
Cuique suus.

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 9, 50. I'm never distanced in my friend's good grace

By wealth or talent; each man finds his place.—Conington. 3341. Nil mortalibus arduum est Cælum ipsum petimus stultitia. (L.) Hor. C. 1, 3, 37.

Nothing for mortal aims too high,

Our madness e'en would scale the sky.- Ed. 3342. Nil nisi cruce. (L.)-No hope save in the Cross. Motto

of Marquess of Waterford and Lord Decies. 3343. Nil nisi turpe juvat: curæ est sua cuique voluptas,

Hæc quoque ab alterius grata dolore venit. (L.) Ov. A. A. 1, 749.—Nothing but what is shameful pleases : each one cares only for his own enjoyment, and if it can

be procured at another's cost, it is all the more agreeable. 3344. Nil oriturum alias, nil ortum tale fatentes.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 17. Augustus Cæsar.

Like whom to mortal eyes

None e'er has risen, and none e'er shall rise.—Pope. 3345. Ni l'or ni la grandeur ne nous rendent heureux. (Fr.)

La Font. Phil. et Baucis.—Neither wealth nor honours can confer happiness.

3346. Nil rectum nisi quod placuit sibi ducunt. (L.) Hor. Ep.

2, 1, 83.They think nothing right except what meets

with their approval. 3347. Nil sine magno Vita labore dedit mortalibus. (L.) Hor.

S. 1, 9, 59.- Nothing is granted to mortals in this world

without great labour. 3348. Nil sine te mei Prosunt honores. (L.) Hor. C. 1, 26, 9.

My honours as a poet are nothing without thee. The

poet's address to his muse. 3349. Nil spernat auris, nec tamen credat statim. (L.) Phædr.

3, 10, 51.The ear should neither despise what it hears,

nor yet believe too readily. 3350. Nil temere novandum. (L.)Let us make no rash in

novations. 3351. Nil unquam longum est, quod sine fine placet. (L.)

Rutilius Nothing is too long which continues to afford

endless gratification. 3352. Nimia est voluptas, si diu abfueris a domo

Domuin si redieris, si tibi nulla est ægritudo animo obviam. (L.) Plaut. It is a great happiness, if after being absent from home for a time you return and find

no sickening anxieties awaiting you. 3353. Nimia subtilitas in jure reprobatur, et talis certitudo

certitudinem confundit. (L.) Law Max.—An excessive subtlety in pleading is not allowed by law, and such

affected certainty destroys true and legal certainty. 3354. Nimirum insanus paucis videatur, eo quod Maxima pars hominum morbo jactatur eodem.

(L.) Hor. S. 2, 3, 120. Few men can see much madness in his whim,

Because the mass of mortals ail like him.-Conington. 3355. Nimis acer et ultra Legem tendere opus. (L.) Hor. S. 2,

1, 1.-Exercising the work (of a satirist) too keenly, and

beyond legitimate bounds. 3356. Nimis uncis Naribus indulges. (L.) Pers. 1, 40.—You

sneer too palpably.
3357. Ni Posces ante diem librum cum lumine, si non

Intendes animum studiis et rebus honestis
Invidia vel amore vigil torquebere.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 34.

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