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1. Ōtium est bonum, sed ōtium multōrum est parvum.

1. Leisure is good, but many (people) have little leisure.

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2. Bella sunt mala et multa perīcula habent.

2. Wars are evil and hold many dangers.

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3. Officium nautam dē ōtiō hodiē vocat.

3. Duty calls the sailor from leisure today.

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4a. Paucī virī multās fōrmās perīculī in pecūniā vident ...

4a. Few men see (the) many forms of danger in money ...

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4b. — nōn dēbēmus esse avārī!

4b. — we should not be avaricious!

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5a. Sī multam pecūniam habētis,

5a. If you have a lot of mony,

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5b. saepe nōn estis sine cūrīs.

5b. often you will not be without cares.

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6. Puellae magistram dē cōnsiliō malō sine morā monent.

6. Without delay the girls warn (their) teacher [female] about (her) bad plan.

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7a. Ō magne poēta, sumus vērī amīcī;

7a. O great poet, we are true friends;

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7b. mē iuvā, amābō tē!

7b. help me, please!

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8. Fēmina et agrōs et portam agricolae videt.

8. The woman sees both the fields and the gate of the farmer.

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9. You (sg.) are in great danger.

9. In magnō perīculō es.

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10. My son’s opinions are often foolish.

10. Sententiae fīliī meī saepe stultae sunt.

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11. The daughters and sons of great men and women are not always great.

11. Fīliae et fīliī magnōrum virōrum nōn sunt semper magnī.

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12a. Without wisdom ...

12a. Sine sapientiā ...

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12b. the sailors’ good fortune ...

12b. fortūna bona nautārum

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12c. is nothing ...

12c. nihil est ...

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12d. and they are paying the penalty.

12d. et poenās dant.

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13. Fortūna caeca est.

13. Fortune is blind.

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14. Sī perīcula sunt vēra, īnfortūnātus es.

14. If the dangers are true, you are unfortunate.

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15. Salvē, Ō amice; vir bonus es.

15. Hello, o friend; you are a good man.

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16. Nōn bella est fāma fīliī tuī.

16. Not charming is the reputation of your son.

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17. Errāre est hūmanum.

17. To err is human.

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18. Nihil est omnīnō beātum.

18. Nothing is wholly blessed.

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19. Remedium īrae est mora.

19. The remedy for anger is delay.

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20. Bonus Daphnis, amīcus meus, ōtium et vītam agricolae amat.

20. The good Daphnis, my [male] friend, loves leisure and the life of a farmer.

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21. Magistrī parvīs puerīs crūstula et dōna saepe dant.

21. Teachers [male] often give cookies and gifts to small boys.

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22. Amīcam meam magis quam oculōs meōs amō.

22. I love my girlfriend more than my eyes.

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23. Salvē, mea puella—dā mihi multa bāsia, amābō tē!

23. Hello, my girl—give me many kisses, please!

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24. Īnfinītus est numerus stultōrum.

24. Infinite is the number of stupid (people).

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25. Officium mē vocat.

25. Duty calls me.

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26a. Malī sunt in nostrō numerō ...

26a. Bad men are among us [lit. “in our number”]...

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26b. et dē exitiō bonōrum virōrum cōgitant.

26b. and they are thinking about the destruction of good men.

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26c. Bonōs adiuvāte;

26c. Assist the good (men);

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26d. cōnservāte patriam et populum Rōmānum.

26d. preserve the country and the Roman people.

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27. Paucī virī amīcōs habent,

27. Few men have friends,

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28. et paucī sunt dignī.

28. and few (men) are worthy.

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29. Amīcitia vēra est praeclāra,

29. True friendship is splendid,

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30. et omnia praeclāra sunt rāra.

30. and all splendid (things) are rare.

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31. Multī virī stultī dē pecūniā semper cōgitant,

31. Many stupid men think always about money,

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32. paucī dē amīcīs (cōgitant);

32. few (men) (think) about friends;

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33. sed errant:

33. but they are wrong:

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34. possumus valēre sine multā pecūniā,

34. we can fare well without a lot of money,

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35. sed sine amīcitiā nōn valēmus ...

35. but without friendship we do not fare well ...

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36. et vīta est nihil.

36. and life is nothing.

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