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Maxioms by Ovid (publius Ovidius Naso)

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The good of other times let people state;
I think it lucky I was born so late.
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The good of other times let people state;
I think it lucky I was born so late.
[Lat., Prisca juvent alios; ego me nunc denique natum Gratulor.]

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In prosperity you may count on many friends; if the sky becomes
overcast you will be alone.

In prosperity you may count on many friends; if the sky becomes
overcast you will be alone.

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The whole earth is the brave man's country.
[Lat., Omne solum forti patria est.]

The whole earth is the brave man's country.
[Lat., Omne solum forti patria est.]

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As the hawk is wont to pursue the trembling doves.
[Lat., Ut solet accipiter trepidas agitare columbas.]

As the hawk is wont to pursue the trembling doves.
[Lat., Ut solet accipiter trepidas agitare columbas.]

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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
[Lat., Pudet haec opprobria nobis
Et dici potuisse et non potuisse repelli.]

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