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JUVENAL (DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENAL)
Roman satirical poet
(c. 60 - 140)
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A brute without a single redeeming point.
      - [Proverbs]

A countenance inconceivably forbidding.
      - [Proverbs]

A pauper traveller will sing before a beggar.
      - [Proverbs]

A third Cato has dropped from the skies.
      - [Proverbs]

A third heir seldom profits by ill-gotten wealth.
      - [Proverbs]

A woman is most merciless when shame goads on her hate.
      - [Proverbs]

[A woman] fiercer than a cubless tigress.
      - [Proverbs]

All wish for knowledge, but no one wishes to pay the price of it.
      - [Proverbs]

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
      - [Knowledge]

Am I always to be a mere listener? Shall I never reply?
      - [Proverbs]

An excess of hoarded wealth is the death of many.
      - [Proverbs]

An undying hatred, and a wound never to be healed.
      - [Proverbs]

And love the sin for the dear sinner's sake.
      - [Sin]

Autumn is the harvest of greedy death.
      - [Autumn]

Avarice increases with the increasing pile of gold.
      - [Avarice]

Be a gentleman farmer.
      - [Proverbs]

Beasts of like kind will spare those of kindred spots.
      - [Proverbs]

But with what incessant and grievous ills is old age surrounded!
      - [Proverbs]

By the verdict of his own breast no guilty man is ever acquitted.
      - [Conscience]

Censure pardons the ravens but rebukes the doves. [The innocent are punished and the wicked escape.]
      - [Proverbs]

Conscience, the executioner, shaking her secret scourge.
      - [Proverbs]

Dare to do something worth of exile and prison if you mean to be anybody. Virtue is praised and left to freeze.
  [Lat., Aude aliquid brevibus Gyaris et carcere dignum
    Si vis esse aliquis. Probitas laudatur et alget.]
      - [Daring]

Dare to do something worthy of transportation and a prison, if you mean to be anybody.
      - [Bravery : Daring]

Death alone discloses how insignificant are the puny bodies of men.
      - [Death]

Death only this mysterious truth unfolds,
  The mighty soul, how small a body holds.
      - [Soul]


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