Unit Key 6
Unit Key 8
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- The authority of Caesar among the Gauls was of great value.
- They value greatly neither the sanctity of the gods nor divine powers.
- An eagle does not catch flies.
- An elephant does not catch a mouse.
- I am holding a wolf by the ears.
- You are going through fire.
- Gifts wins both people and gods.
- Ulysses was not handsome but he was eloquent. (Ovid, Ars Amatoria, II, 123; on Ovid see 18.3)
- Compliance wins (lit. produces) friends, truth hatred.
- Clothes make a man.
- The gifts of enemies are not gifts.
- You have given over a sheep to a wolf.
- A gladiator takes counsel in the arena (i.e. he must decide in the arena how he is to fight; he cannot plan in advance).
- Necessity is the mother of skills.
- He does not know the difference between his head and his groin (i.e. is without discrimination in matters of sex).
- God provides blessings of his own accord.
- A stomach does not have ears (i.e. when a stomach is hungry it will not listen to arguments or pleas that it should not have food immediately).
- A woman's eye is a barb for young men.
- People everywhere value virtue highly.
- It is [the characteristic] of a good shepherd to shear an animal, not to strip off its skin.
- A snake lurks in grass.
- The end crowns a work (i.e. applies the finishing touches which make something more attractive or effective).
(c) Gavin Betts 2000