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Ep. 1, 18, 101.-(Ascertain) the secret which will lessen your cares, and put you on good terms with yourself. What is it that shall give you real peace of mind? Fame, or pleasant gains? Or is it to be found in a retired

career, and in the path of an unnoticed life? 4190. Quid non ebrietas designat ? operta recludit,

Spes jubet esse ratas, in prælia trudit inertem,
Sollicitis animis onus eximit: addocet artes.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 5, 16.

Oh ! drink is mighty! secrets it unlocks,
Turns hope to fact, sets cowards on to box,
Takes burden from the careworn, finds out parts

In stupid folks, and teaches unknown arts. — Conington.
4191. Quid non mortalia pectora cogis,
Auri sacra fames?

(L.) Virg. A. 3, 56.-Fell lust of gold! abhorred, accurst !

What will not man to slake such thirst ?—Conington. 4192. Quid nos dura refugimus Ætas ? quid intactum nefasti Liquimus?

(L.) Hor. C. 1, 35, 34.

Oh! Iron Time,
What horror have we left undone ?

Has conscience shrunk from aught of crime ?-Conington. 4193. Quid numeras annos ļ vixi maturior annis. Acta senem faciunt; hæc numeranda tibi.

(L.) Ov. Liv. 447. Why number years? His years man oft outstrips. "Tis deeds give age: let these be on your lips.

Ed. 4194. Quid nunc? (L.)What now? What news? Name

given to people who are always gaping for news. 4195. Quid obseratis auribus fundis preces ? (L.) Hor. Epod.

17, 53.—Why do you pour your prayers into ears that

are sealed against your petition ? 4196. Quid oportet Nos facere, a vulgo longe lateque remotos?

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 6, 17. Say, how shall we, who differ far and wide

From the mere vulgar, this great point decide ?-Francis. 4197. Quid pro quo. (L.)- An equivalent.

Quidquid dicunt, laudo: id rursum si negant, laudo id quoque.
Negat quis? Nego. Ait? Aio. Postremo impetravi

egomet mihi
Omnia assentari, is quæstus nunc est multo uberrimus.

(L.) Ter. Eun, 2, 2, 20.

The Parasite.
(Gnatho loq.) Whatever they affirm, I praise it. If again

They contradict the same, I praise that too.
If they deny, why so do I! Do they affirm ?
My affirmation's ready. In a word,
I've schooled myself to yield assent on every head.

This is, by far, the best of all professions. -Ed. 4199. Quidquid præcipies, esto brevis, ut cito dicta

Percipiant animi dociles, teneantque fideles.
Omne supervacuum pleno de pectore manat.

(L.) Hor. A. P. 335.
Whene'er you lecture, be concise : the soul
Takes in short maxims, and retains them whole,
But pour in water when the vessel's filled,

It simply dribbles over and is spilled. —Comington. 4200. Quid quisque vitet, nunquam homini satis

Cautum est in horas. (L.) Hor. C. 2, 13, 13.—Man never takes sufficient precaution to shun the dangers of

the hour. 4201. Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te Fabula narratur.

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 1, 69. Wherefore do you laugh ?

Change but the name, of thee the tale is told.- Francis. 4202. Quid Romæ faciam ? mentiri nescio : librum

Si malus est, nequeo laudare et poscere. (L.) Juv. 3, 41.

What should I do at Rome? I cannot lie.

If a book's bad, I'll neither praise, nor buy.-Ed. 4203. Quid si nunc cælum ruat? (L.) Prov. Ter. Heaut. 4, 3,

41.- What if the sky were to fall now? Improbabilities. 4204. Quid sit futurum cras fuge quærere, et

Quem sors dierum cunque dabit, lucro

(L.) Hor. C. 1, 9, 13. Oh ! ask not what the morn will bring,

But count as gain each day that chance

May give you.—Conington, 4205. Quid tam difficile quam in controversiis plurimorum dijudi

candis, ab omnibus diligi ? Consequeris tamen, ut etiam ipsos quos contra statuas, æquos placatosque dimittas : itaque efficis ut, quum nihil gratiæ causâ facias, tamen omnia sint grata quæ facis. (L.) Cic. Or. 10, 34.What could be more difficult than that the judge who has to decide a multitude of cases should be universally loved ? You, however, succeed in leaving a sense of justice and satisfaction even with those against whom judgment is given; and so it comes about that though you do nothing by favour, all that you do is favourably received. A high encomium for a judge and, as happily as deservedly, applied to Baron Bramwell on his retirement by Lord

Chief Justice Coleridge. 4206. Quid te exempta juvat spinis de pluribus una ?

(L.) Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 212. Where is the gain in pulling from the mind

One thorn, if all the rest remain behind ?-Conington.
If you only substitute one vice for another, how are you

the better for the change?
4207. Quid te vana juvant miseræ ludibria chartæ ?
Hoc lege, quod possit dicere vita, Meum est.

(L.) Mart. 10, 4, 7. Why with such silly trash your mind debase ?

Read what your conscience echoes, Just my case !- Ed. 4208. Quid tibi cum pelago ? Terra contenta fuisses. (L.) Ov.

Am. 3, 8, 49.—What business have you with the sea?

You might have been content with the land.
4209. Quid tibi tantopere est, mortalis, quod nimis ægreis

Luctibus indulges ? quid mortem congemis ac fles ?
Nam gratum fuerit tibi vita anteacta priorque,
Et non omnia, pertusum congesta quasi in vas,
Commoda perfluxere atque ingrata interiere;
Quur non, ut plenus vitæ conviva, recedis
Æquo animoque capis securam, stulte, quietem ?

(L.) Lucret. 3, 946.
Why this deep grief, poor child of mortal breath,
Why this sad weeping at the thought of death?
If life has had its joys, and has not all
Run thro' a sieve, but can some sweets recall ;
Why dost thou not like a replenished guest

Rise, foolish one, and calmly take thy rest ?--Ed. 4210. Quid tristes querimonia Si non supplicio culpa reciditur? (L.) Hor. C. 3, 24, 33.

What can sad complaints avail

Unless sharp justice kill the taint of sin ?-Conington. 4211. Quid verum atque decens curo et rogo et omnis in hoc sum.

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 11.Truth, and taste, this is what occupies me, what I am in search of and wholly absorbed in. First four words, motto of Viscount Dungannon.

4212. Quid victor gaudes ? Hæc te victoria perdet! Heu quanto regnis nox stetit una tuis.

(L.) Ov. F. 2, 811. The Rape of Lucrece. Why, conqueror, boast ! this victory all has lost :

How much a single night thy realm has cost !--Ed. 4213. Quid voveat dulci matricula majus alumno,

Quam sapere, et fari ut possit quæ sentiat, et cui
Gratia, fama, valetudo contingat abunde,
Et mundus victus, non deficiente crumena?

(L.) Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 8.
What could fond nurse wish more for her sweet pet
Than friends, good looks, and health without a let,
A shrewd clear head, a tongue to speak his mind

A seemly household, and a purse well lined.—Conington. 4214. Qui ebrium ludificat, lædit absentem. (L.) Pub. Syr. !-

Who makes game of a drunken man, injures one who is

absent. 4215. Quien sabe? (S.)-Who knows? 4216. Qui est maître de sa soif est maître de sa santé. (Fr.)

Breton Prov.He who is master of his thirst, is master

of his health. 4217. Qui est plus esclave qu’un courtisan assidu si ce n'est un

courtisan plus assidu? (Fr.) La Bruy. Car. vol. i. p. 159.—Who can be more of a slave than an assiduous courtier, unless it be another courtier, who is even still

more assiduous in paying his court ? 4218. Quieta non movere. (L.)-Not to disturb things which are

at rest. 4219. Qui facit per alium facit per se. (L.) Law Max.- Any

act which a man procures to be done by the agency of

another, he is in law considered to have done himself. 4220. Qui finem quæris amoris,

(Cedit amor rebus) res age, tutus eris. (L.) Ov. R. A. 143.—You seek to bring your love-making to an end. Then, since love and business don't agree, attend to your

business and you will be safe. 4221. Qui fingit sacros auro vel marmore vultus, Non facit ille deos : qui rogat, ille facit.

(L.) Mart. 8, 24, 5. He makes no gods who carves in gold or stone, The man who worships makes the gods alone. -Ed.

4222. Qui fit, Mæcenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem

Seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, illa
Contentus vivat; laudet diversa sequentes ?

(L.) Hor. S. 1, 1, 1.
How comes it, say, Mæcenas, if you can
That none will live like a contented man
Where chance or choice directs, but each must praise

The folk who pass through life by other ways ?--Conington. 4223. Qui genus jactat suum Aliena laudat. (L.) Sen. Herc.

Fur. 340.- Who boasts of his descent, praises another's

worth. 4224. Qui hæret in litera hæret in cortice. (L.) Law Max.—

He who only considers the letter of a document goes but skin-deep into its meaning. Where the intention is evident, too great a stress ought not to be laid


the strict signification of words, which degenerates into

4225. Qui homo mature quæsivit pecuniam

Nisi eam mature parcit, mature esurit. (L.) Plaut.
Curc. 3, 1, 10.He who has got wealth betimes, unless he

save it betimes, will come to want betimes. 4226. Qui invidet minor est. (L.)He who envies another proves

himself his inferior. Motto of Earl Cadogan. 4227. Qui jacet in terra non habet unde cadat. (L.) Alain de

Lille, lib. Parab. c. 2.— Who lies upon the ground can
fall no lower.
This line being quoted by Charles I. to M. de Bellièvre (the French
minister), who was for the king's flying, the ambassador replied,
“Sire, on peut lui faire tomber la tête."
Cf. Bunyan, Pilgrim's Progress, Pt. 2: “He that is down needs fear
no fall;" and Butler, Hudibras, 1, 3, 877: “He that is down can

fall no lower.” 4228. Qui jure suo utitur, neminem lædit. (L.) Law Max.

He who uses his own proper rights, injures no man. 4229. Qui jussu judicis aliquod fecerit non videtur dolo malo

fecisse, quia parere necesse est. (L.) Law Max.- When any one does an act by order of a judge, he will not be held in law to have acted from any wrongful motive,

because he had no choice but to obey. 4230. Qui libet potest renunciare juri pro se introducto. (L.)

Law Max.— Any man is at liberty to renounce the benefit of rights introduced entirely in his own favour.

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