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4503. Scisti' uti foro. (L.) Ter. Phorm. 1, 2, 29.---You knew
how to make your market. How to act for your advan-
gare. Mart. 12, Præf.—I do not know which way to turn. 4504. Scit genius, natale comes qui temperet astrum
Naturæ deus humanæ, mortalis in unum-
(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 187.
Now storm, now sunshine, knows the reason why.-Conington. 4505. Scopulis surdior Icari Voces audit. (L.) Hor. C. 3, 7, 21.
Deafer than Icarian seas he hears. — Conington. 4506. Scribendi recte, sapere est et principium et fons.
(L.) Hor. A. P. 309. Of writing well be sure the secret lies
In wisdom : therefore study to be wise.-Conington. 4507. Scribentem juvat ipse favor, minuitque laborem, Cumque suo crescens pectore fervet opus.
(L.) Ov. Ep. 3, 9, 21. Favour assists and cheers the author's art,
And, as it grows, his work comes from the heart.--Ed. 4508. Scribere scientes. (L.) - Skilled in writing. Motto of
Scriveners' Company. 4509. Scribimus, et scriptos absumimus igne libellos;
Exitus est studii parva favilla mei. (L.) Ov. T. 5, 12, 61.
I write, and throw into the flame what's writ,
A little ash is all that comes of it. -Ed. 4510. Scriptorum chorus omnis amat nemus et fugit urbes, Rite cliens Bacchi somno gaudentis et umbra.
(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 77. Bards fly from town and haunt the wood and glade :
Bacchus, their chief, likes sleeping in the shade.-Conington. 4511. Scriptura non tradit definitiones, ut nec etiam Natura.
(L.) Spinoza, Tract. Theol. Polit. -Scripture, any more than Nature, does not lay down a set of definitions.
4512. Se a ciascuno l'interno affanno
Si leggesse in fronte scritto,
who now excite envy, would excite our pity! 4513. Se Charles fust en France encore y fust Roland. (Fr.)
Adam de la Halle, La vie du Monde.-If Charlemagne
were once more in France, he would find his Roland. 4514. S'échauffer au dépens du bon Dieu. (Fr.)—To warm one's
self in the sun. 4515. Secreta hæc murmura vulgi. (L.) Juv. 10, 89.—These
sullen murmurings of the people. 4516. Secret et hardi. (Fr.)-Secret and bold. M. of Ld. Dynevor. 4517. Secundis dubiisque rectus. (L.)—Upright, whether in pro
sperous or in adverse fortune. Motto of Duke of Cleve
land and Earl of Camperdown. 4518. Secundum artem. (L.)—According to the rules of art. (2.) Secundum genera.- According to classes.
(3.) Se cundum naturam vivere. Cic. Fin. 5, 9, 26.—To live in accordance with nature. (4.) Secundum usum.—Accord
ing to use. 4519. Secundum subjectam materiem. (L.) – According to the
subject matter in hand. In the interpretation of deeds words have often to be understood in their popular rather than technical sense, and the language interpreted secundum subjectam materien, particular expressions being referred to the particular subject matter of the
argument. 4520. Securitas regni. (L.)—The security of the State. Order of
Cyprus (or Silence). 4521. Securus judicat orbis terrarum. (L.) S. Aug. c. Epist.
Parmen. 3, 24, fin.—The verdict of the world is free from
4522. Sed Cæsar in omnia præceps
Nil actum reputans, si quid superesset agendum,
(L.) Lucan. 2, 657.
To death or else to victory.-Ed.
pater in Trinummo :
Mihi quidem ætas acta ferme est : tua istuc refert maxime. (L.) Cic. Ep. Brut. 1, 2, fin.-But that question concerns you more than me. For, as regards myself, I may say with the Father in the Trinummus :
“My life is all but spent: that question specially concerns you." 4524. Sed de me ut sileam. (L.) Ov. Ep. 1, 2, 147.—But, not
to speak of myself.
Integritatis qui sinceræ conscius
4526. Sedet æternumque sedebit Infelix Theseus. (L.) Virg.
A. 6, 617.—There sits the unhappy Theseus, and will ever sit. Imprisoned in the lower world for his attempt to rescue Proserpine, Theseus remained until rescued by
Hercules. 4527. Sed fugit, interea, fugit irreparabile tempus Singula dum capti circumvectamur amore.
(L.) Virg. G. 3, 284. But time irrevocably flies away
As, charm’d with each fresh object, we delay.--Ed. 4528. Sed fulgente trahit constrictos gloria curru
Non minus ignotos generosis. (L.) Hor. S. 1, 6, 23.
But glory like a conqueror drags behind
The onward roll of those victorious wheels. —Conington.
(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 15. Strife, treachery, crime, lust, rage, 'tis error all, One mass of faults within, without the wall. — Conington.
4530. Sed jam serpentum major concordia : parcit
Cognatis maculis similis fera. Quando leoni
But serpents live in greater peace
A weaker lion rend and slay !-- Ed. 4531. Sed nec mihi dicere promtum, Nec facere est illi. (L.)
Ov. M. 13, 10.-A8 little skill have I in speech, as he in action. Ajax' reply, when contending with Ulysses for
the arms of Achilles. 4532. Sed nisi peccassem, quid tu concedere posses ?
Materiam veniæ sors tibi nostra dedit. (L.) Ov. T. 2, 31.
But what could you forgive, had I not erred ?
The grounds for pardon my misdeeds conferred. -Ed. 4533. Sed non in Cæsare tantum
Nomen erat, nec fama ducis : sed nescia virtus
But more there was in Cæsar's fame
To fight and not to gain the day.-Ed. 4534. Sed nunc non erat his locus. (L.) Hor. A. P. 19.
All in their way good things, but not just now.-Conington. 4535. Sed quid poetas ? Opifices post mortem nobilitari volunte
Quid enim Phidias sui similem speciem inclusit in clypeo Minervæ, quum inscribere non liceret? Quid ? Nostri Philosophi-nonne in his ipsis libris, quos scribunt de contemnenda gloria, sua nomina inscribunt? (L.) Cic. Tusc. 1, 15, 34.—But not poets only; artists also desire their fame to be extended after death. Else, how is it that Phidias, when he was not allowed to engrave his name upon the sculpture, included a portrait of himself among the figures on the shield of Minerva? I might say the same of our philosophers also. Have they not, even in the very works they have written to advocate a contempt for human glory, inscribed their own names upon the
title page ?
It will be remembered how Sir J. Reynolds inscribed his name upon the hem of Mrs Siddon's robe, in his portrait of her as the Tragic Muse. The letters are now (1886) barely legible.
4536. Sed quum res hominum tanta caligine volvi
Adspicerem, lætosque diu florere nocentes,
(L.) Claud. Ruf. 1, 12.
Fell tottering to the ground once more.— Ed. 4537. Sed tamen amoto quæramus seria ludo. (L.) Hor. S. 1,
1, 27.-But, joking apart, let us devote ourselves to more
serious matters. 4538. Sed te, mihi crede, memento Nunc in pellicula, cerdo, tenere tua. (L.) Mart. 3, 16, 5.
Stick to your last.
recollect Henceforward to stick to your last. — Ed. 4539. Sed Timor et Minæ
Scandunt eodem quo dominus ; neque
And close behind the horseman ride. -Conington. 4540. Sed tu ingenio verbis concipe plura meis. (L.) Ov. R.
A. 360.-But you must, of your own wit, understand more is merely expressed by my words. The reader is, as
the phrase goes, to read between the lines. 4541. Sed vatem egregium cui non sit publica vena,
Qui nihil expositum soleat deducere, nec qui
The ideal poet.