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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-
On Forum as a court of justice, cf. Egomet video rem vorti in meo
foro. Plaut. Most. 5, 1, 10.-I see that the matter is pending in
my own court (affects me nearly); Videor mihi in alieno foro liti.

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-
Quodque caput, vultu mutabilis, albus et ater.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 187.
And none but he who watches them from birth,
The genius, guardian of each child of earth,
Born when we're born and dying when we die,

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,
Quanti mai che invidia fanno
Ci farebbero pietà! (It.) Metast. R-If the secret troubles
of every one were written on his forehead for all to read,

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
Respecting the Donatist schism, the world (says S. Augustine) is
of opinion that their separation cannot be defended on its own
grounds, much less when referred to the principles of Christian
charity and Catholick unity; and the world's judgment in this
matter is free from all suspicion of partiality or compulsion. It
judges freely, fearlessly. The weight which this single sentence
had in undermining Cardinal Newman's faith in the Anglican
position, very analogous to the Donatist, will be remembered by
all who have read his Apologia.

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4522. Sed Cæsar in omnia præceps

Nil actum reputans, si quid superesset agendum,
Instat atrox.

(L.) Lucan. 2, 657.
But Cæsar in his headlong course,
Counting nought done if aught remained
Of enterprise to be attained,
Furious and fierce pursues his way

To death or else to victory.-Ed.
4523. Sed de hoc tu videris. De me possum idem, quod Plautinus

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.
4525. Sed difficulter continetur spiritus,

Integritatis qui sinceræ conscius
A noxiorum premitur insolentiis. (L.) Phædr. 3, Epil.
39.The spirit of conscious integrity is with difficulty
restrained, when offended by the insolent attacks of guilty


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
Her glittering car the souls of all mankind :
Nor less the lowly than the noble feels

The onward roll of those victorious wheels. —Conington.
4529. Seditione dolis scelere atque libidine et ira,
Iliacos intra muros peccatur, et extra.

(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
Fortior eripuit vitam leo? (L.) Juv. 15, 159.

But serpents live in greater peace
Together nowadays than these.
The wild beast notes the kindred spot
Upon his like, and harms him not,
Or when did stronger lion, pray,

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
Stare loco : solusque pudor non vincere bello. (L.) Lucan.

But more there was in Cæsar's fame
Than titled leadership and name :
His was the keen, unsated breast
That never knew repose or rest;
His only shame, in battle fray,

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,
Vexarique pios: rursus labefacta cadebat

(L.) Claud. Ruf. 1, 12.
The prosperity of the wicked.
But, when I saw men's lives to be
Involved in such obscurity ;
And marked the wicked flourish long,
While pious souls were suffering wrong,
Then my religion, shattered sore,

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.
But, trust me, good cobbler, and


recollect Henceforward to stick to your last. — Ed. 4539. Sed Timor et Minæ

Scandunt eodem quo dominus ; neque
Decedit ærata triremi, et
Post equitem sedet atra Cura. (L.) Hor. C. 3, 1, 37.

Fierce alarm
Can clamber to the master's side,
Black cares can up the galley swarm,

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
Communi feriat carmen triviale moneta,
Hunc qualem nequeo monstrare, et sentio tantum,
Anxietate carens animus facit. (L.) Juv. 7, 53.

The ideal poet.
The perfect poet, of no vulgar vein,
Who will produce no trite or hackneyed strain,
Nor mint you trivial verse of common ore,
He, whom I cannot paint but feel the more,
Must have a mind by hardship undistressed,
And with no sad anxieties opprest. -Ed.

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