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65. Adde quod injustum rigido jus dicitur ense ; Dantur et in medio vulnera sæpe foro. (L.) Ov. T. 5, 10, 43.
Miscarriage of Justice.
And wounds are often dealt in open court. -Ed. 66. Addere legi justitiam decus. (L.)-It is an honourable
thing to combine justice with law. Motto of Lord
Norton. 67. A Deo et rege. (L.)— From God and the king. Motto of
Earls of Chesterfield, Harrington, and Stanhope. 68. Adeo exornatum dabo, adeo depexum, ut dum vivat memin
erit mei. (L.) Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 77.—I'll give him such a dressing, such a hiding, that he'll remember me as long
as he lives. 69. Adeo in teneris consuescere multum est. (L.) Virg. G.
2, 272.-So important is it to grow inured to anything in early youth. The value of sound principles, early
instilled in the mind, is incalculable. 'Tis education forms the common mind;
Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.-Pope, Ep. 1, 149. 70. Adeon'homines immutarier
Ex amore, ut non cognoscas eundem esse? (L.) Ter. Eun. 2, 1, 19.—Is it possible a man can be so changed by love, that one would not know him for the same
person? 71. Ad eundem. (L.)—To the same degree.
A graduate of one university is permitted to enjoy the same
degree at another, and is said to be admitted ad eundem sc. gradum (to the same degree), at the sister university. The coach that used to run (and may do so still) from Oxford to Cambridge and back, was facetiously called the ad eundem by
the undergraduate wits. 72. Adhibenda est munditia non odiosa, neque exquisita nimis ;
tantum quæ fugiat agrestem ac inhumanam negligentiam, (L.) Cic. Off. 1, 36, 130.—It is right to observe a certain neatness in dress, without being foppish or dandified; and at the same time equally removed from a rustic and boorish slovenliness. In this, as in all else, the modus in rebus (moderation in things) is the principle
dictated by good taste. 73. Ad hoc. (L.)-For this (special) purpose. A clause ad
hoc was specially inserted in the covenant. 74. Adhuc sub judice lis est. (L.)—The point in dispute is still
before the judge. The controversy is yet undecided.
75. Adieu, brave Crillon, je vous aime à tort et à travers.
(Fr.)- Adieu, my brave Crillon, I love you without
have a hearty welcome and good wishes from me. Adieu. 76. Adieu la voiture, adieu la boutique! (Fr.) Prov.-Good
bye to the carriage, good-bye to the shop! There is an
end of the business : the establishment is broken up. 77. Adieu, paniers, vendanges sont faites. (Fr.) Prov.-Good
bye, baskets ! vintage is over! The work is over, and its
accessories may be put away. 78. Adieu, plaisant pays de France !
O ma patrie, la plus chérie, etc. (Fr.) De Quer. ?Adieu, pleasant land of France ! Oh! my country, the dearest in the world, etc. Supposed to have been sung by Mary Stuart on leaving the shores of France, but in reality an historical forgery of De Querlon, who admitted
as much to the Abbé Menier de Saint-Léger. 79. Ad infinitum. (L.) To infinity; without end.
Big fieas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em ;
And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum (?). 80. Ad interim. (L.)- In the meantime; provisionally. 81. A discrétion. (Fr.)- According to discretion. Without
limitation. 82. Aditus ad multitudinem, ut in universorum animos
tanquam influere possimus. (L.) Cic. Off. 2, 9, 31.Access to the ear of the masses, 80 that we are able, as it were, to insinuate ourselves into the affections of the multitude. This is one of the elements (according to Cicero) of the greatest human glory, and applicable to
the enormous power wielded by any great speaker. 83. A diverticulo repetatur fabula. (L.) Juv. 15, 72.— To
return from the digression. Like the Fr.—Pour en
revenir à nos moutons, q.v. 84., Ad Kalendas Græcas. (L.) Aug. ap. Suet. Aug. 87.
At the Greek Kalends. The next day after never.
that can never possibly take place. According to Suetonius
85. Ad libitum or ad lib. (L.)—At pleasure; without restraint;
to one's heart's content. In music, it signifies that the “ time” of the passage may be extended at will accord
ing to the taste of the performer. 86. Ad mala quisque animum referat sua. (L.) Ov. R. A.
559.—Let each one call to mind his own woes. 87. Ad minora illa . . . demittere me non recusabo. (L.)
Quint. Procem. § 5.-I will not refuse to descend to even the most minute particulars. I will enter into all and
every detail, if you desire it. 88. Admonere voluimus, non mordere ; prodesse, non lædere ;
consulere morbis hominum, non officere. (L.) Erasm. ?My object is, to advise, not to wound ; to be of service, not to hurt; to cure the failings of mankind, not to obstruct
their remedy. 89. Ad morem villæ de Poole. (L.)- After the custom of the
town of Poole. Motto of Borough of Poole. 90. Ad ogni santo la sua torcia or candela. (It.)—Every saint
his torch or candle. Every one should have his proper honours and precedence allowed him. A compliment
should be paid to all. 91. Ad ogni uccello suo nido è bello. (It.) Prov.-Every bird
thinks its own nest beautiful.
.-J. H. Payne, Opera of Clari. 92. Ad ognuno par più grave la croce sua. (It.) Prov.
Every one thinks his own cross the heaviest. 93. Ad omnem libidinem projectus homo. (L.) ?-A man
addicted to every species of debauchery.
in libidinem projecti, in cibum parci (immoderate in gratifying
their animal passions, sparing in the use of food). 94. Adornare verbis benefacta. (L.) Plin. Ep. 1, 8, 15.
To enhance the worth of a favour by kind words. Gifts of little or no intrinsic worth are often rendered valuable by the manner or words with which they are
given. 95. Ad pænitendum properat, cito qui judicat. (L.) Pub.
Syr. 6.—Who decides hastily, is hurrying to repentance. 96. Ad perniciem solet agi sinceritas. (L.) Phædr. 4, 13, 3. —
Sincerity is often driven to its own ruin. 97. Ad populum phaleras, ego te intus et in cute novi. (L.)
Pers. 3, 30.—Keep your finery for the mob, I know your
nature, inside as well as out.
Thy shallow centre to thy utmost skin. (?) 98. Ad quæ noscenda iter ingredi, transmittere mare solemus,
ea sub oculis posita negligimus : seu quia ita compar-
things, neglecting all the while what is under our nose : either
is the advantage taken of it. 99. Ad quæstionem legis respondent judices, ad quæstionem
facti respondent juratores. (L.) Law Max.—It is the business of the judge to instruct the jury in points of law,
of the jury to decide on matters of fact. 100. Ad quod damnum. (L.) Law Term.—To what damage.
À writ sued before granting certain liberties (such as the holding
of a fair or market), which may be prejudicial to the king granting it, or the public. The sheriff is therefore directed to inquire what damage may possibly result from the grant in
question.-Brand and Cox, Dict. of Science, etc. 101. Ad referendum. (L.)—To be referred, or to be left for
future consideration. 102. Ad rem. (L.)—To the point, or purpose. As, e.g., Nihil
ad rem.—It is not to the point; it is beside the question. 103. Adscriptus glebæ. (L.)—Tied to the soil. Term used de.
scribing the status of the serf or slave, who, in feudal times, was attached to his lord's demesne, and went with
it, like other chattels. 104. Adsit Regula, peccatis quæ pænas irroget æquas; Ne scutica dignum horribili sectere flagello.
(L.) Hor. S. 1, 3, 117. Be just : and mete to crime its condign pain ;
Nor use the murd'rous lash where suits the cane. -- Ed. 105, Adstrictus necessitate. (L.) Cic. N. D. 1, 7, 17.-Bound
by necessity. Driven by the irresistible force of circumstances to the performance of any act.
106. Ad summos honores alios scientia juris, alios eloquentia,..
alios gloria militaris provexit; huic versatile ingenium
The Elder Cato.
their eloquence, some by military achievements; but he was
nature had intended him for. 107. Ad suum quemque æquum est quæstum esse callidum.
(L.) Plaut. As. 1, 3, 34. -Every man is naturally alive
to his own interests. 108. Ad tristem partem strenua est suspicio. (L.) Pub. Syr. ?
-One is keen to suspect quarters from which we have
once received hurt. 109. Adulandi gens prudentissima laudat Sermonem indocti, faciem deformis amici. (L.) Juv. 3, 86.
His talk tho' stupid, and tho' plain his face. -Ed. 110. Ad valorem. (L.)- According to the value. Phrase used
in imposing duties on articles of merchandise, either at the import or export, when they are to pay so much
ad valorem, or according to their value. 111. Adversa virtute repello. (L.)—I repel misfortune by virtue.
Motto of Lord Londesborough. 112. Ædificare in tuo proprio solo non licet quod alteri noceat.
(L.) Law Max.- No one has a right to erect a new edifice on his ground, so as to prejudice what has long been enjoyed by another, as e.g., a new building, obscuring the
light and air from a previously erected house. 113. Ægrescitque medendo. (L.) Virg. A. 12, 46.—He de
stroys his health by the pains he takes to preserve it. The
life. 114. Ægritudinem laudare, unam rem maxime detestabilem,