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Fortes viri et feminae ante aetatem nostram vivebant.
Brave men and women lived before our time.
Eos centum senes miseros ab Italia trans maria difficilia heri mittebat.
He sent those one hundred miserable old men away from Italy, across the troublesome seas yesterday.
Illi duo viri omnes cupiditates ex se eiecerunt, nam naturam corporis timuerunt.
Those two men threw out all desire from within themselves, for they feared the nature of the body.
Potens regina, quoniam se dilexit, istos tres vitavit et se cum eis numquam iunxit.
The powerful queen, since she loved herself, shunned those three men and never joined (herself) with them.
Itaque inter eos ibi stabam et signum cum animo forti diu exspectabam.
And so I stood among them there and, with a brave spirit, long waited for a sign.
<ablative of acccompaniment?: abl + cum>
Celer rumor per ora auresque omnium sine mora currebat.
The quick rumor ran by the mouths and ears of all without delay.
Vis belli acerbi autem vitam eius paucis horis mutavit.
The force of a fierce war, however, changed his life in a few hours.
Quinque ex nautis se ex aqua traxerunt seque Caesari potenti comiserunt.
Five of the sailors pulled themselves out of the water and entrusted themselves to mighty Caesar.
Caesar non poterat suas copias cum celeribus copiis regis iungere.
Caesar could not join his own troops with the swift troops of the king.
Themistocles omnes cives olim appellabat et nomina eorum acri memoria tenebat.
Themistocles then named all of the citizens and kept their names by keen memory.
In caelo sunt multae nubes et animalia agricolae tempestate mala non valent.
In the sky, there are many clouds and the farmer’s animals are not well on account of the bad storm.
Pater materque saepe ad urbem cum duabus filiabus dulcibus veniebant.
The father and mother often used to come to the city with their two sweet daughters.
Animi virorum feminarumque fortium tempora difficilia numquam timebunt.
The souls of brave men and women will never fear difficult times.
Intellegitne omnia iura nunc horum quattuor virorum?
Does he now understand all the rights of these four men?
Quam dulcis est libertas! (Phaedrus)
How sweet liberty is!
Labor omnia vicit. (Virgil)
Work conquered all things.
Fortuna fortes adiuvat. (Terence)
Fortune helps the strong.
Quam celeris et acris est mens! (Cicero)
How swift and sharp the mind is!
[acer, acris -e, acrior -or -us, acerrimus -a -um ADJ [XXXAO]
sharp, bitter, pointed, piercing, shrill; sagacious, keen; severe, vigorous;]
Polyphemus erat monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens. (Virgil)
Polyphemus was a horrendous, hideous, huge monster.
[monstrum, -i. horrendus, -a, -um; informis, informis, informe, formless, hideous]
Non poterat medicus puellam fortem adiuvare, nam mors erat celeris.
The doctor could not help the brave girl, for death was swift.
Varium et mutabile semper femina. (Virgil)
Woman is always a fickle and changeable thing.
Facile est epigrammata belle scribere, sed librum scribere difficile est. (Martial)
It is easy to write epigrams neatly, but to write a book is difficult.
Ira furor brevis est; animum rege. (Horace)
Anger is a brief madness; manage your spirit.

[furor, -roris, madness]
Ars poetica est non omnia dicere. (Servius)
The poetic art is to not say everything.
Nihil est ab omni parte beatum. (Horace)
Nothing is happy from every part.
Liber meus homines prudenti consilio alit. (Phaedrus)
My book nourishes human beings with prudent advice.
[abl. of means: abl without prep]
Mater omnium bonarum artium sapientia est. (Cicero)
The mother of all good arts is wisdom.
Clementia regem salvum facit; nam amor omnium civium est inexpugnabile munimentum regis. (Seneca)
Mercy makes the king safe; for the love of all citizens is a king’s impregnable defense.
[inexpugnabilis, -e, impregnable. -munimentum, -i, fortification, defense]
Vita est brevis; ars, longa. (Hippocrates, quoted by Seneca)
Life is short; art, long.
Breve tempus aetatis autem satis longum est ad bene vivendum. (Cicero)
The brief period of life, however, is long enough to live well.
Vivit et vivet per omnium saeculorum memoriam. (Velleius Paterculus)
He lives and will live through the memory of all the ages.
[saeculum, -i, century, age]