Thursday, June 18, 2009

Latin Via Proverbs: Group 113

Today's podcast is the audio for one of the groups of proverbs in Latin Via Proverbs: 4000 Proverbs, Mottoes and Sayings for Students of Latin (available from You can find out more about these proverbs - including grammar commentary and English translation - at the Latin Via Proverbs website.
1460. Nocte latent fures.

1461. Latent sub melle venena.

1462. Veritas et rosae habent spinas.

1463. Parietes habent aures.

1464. Di lanatos pedes habent.

1465. Di nos quasi pilas homines habent.

1466. Et lacrimae pondera vocis habent.

1467. Mendacia curta semper habent crura.

1468. Reges universos timent.

1469. Leonem mortuum et muscae mordent.

1470. E verbis fatuos, ex aure tenemus asellum.

1471. Humana sub cute plurimae latent ferae.

1472. Tria hominem movent: honor, utilitas, voluptas.

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