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CHAPTER XV.

LATIN PHRASES, AND TRANSLATIONS.

cause.

Ab initio. From the beginning. Caput mortuum. The worthless reAb uno disce omnes. From a single

mains. instance you may infer the whole. Cede Deo. Submit to God. Ad captandum vulgus. To catch the Cede magnis. Give way to the pow. rabble.

erful. Ad finem esto fidelis. Be faithful to Cedant arma toge. Let arms yield the end.

to eloquence. Ad Græcas kalendas. Never.

Certum pete finem. Aim at a sure Ad infinitum. To infinity.

end. A fortiori. With stronger reason. Communia proprie dicere. To express Alias. Otherwise; as, Allan alias common things with propriety. Thompson.

Compos mentis.

In a state of sane Alibi. Elsewhere.

mind. Alma mater. A benign mother; ap- Concordia res parvæ crescunt. Small

plied generally to the university. things increase by union. A mensa et thoro. Divorced from bed Confide recte agens. Fear not while and board.

acting justly. Amor patriæ. The love of our country. Contra bonos mores. Against good Animus conscius se remordet. A guilty morals. mind punishes itself.

Corpus delicti. The body of the crime. Anno Domini (A. D.). In the year of Cui bono? To what good? our Lord.

Currente calamo. With a running Anno Mundi (A. M.) In the year of pen. the world. Before noon.

Data. Things given or granted. A posteriori. From the effect to the De facto-de jure. From the fact

from the law. A priori. From the cause to the Delectando pariterque monendo. By ettect.

imparting at once pleasure and inArbiter elegantiarum. Master of the struction. ceremonies.

Delenda est Carthago. Carthage must Argumentum ad hominem. An argu- be destroyed. (The words of Cato.) ment to the man,

De mortuis nil nisi bonum. Let nothArs est celare artem. The perfection ing be said of the dead but what is of art is to conceal art.

favorable. Audi alteram partem. Hear the other Deo favente-juvante-volente. With party.

God's favor-help-will. Audito multa, sed loquere pauca. Hear Desideratum. The thing desired. much but say little.

Desipere in loco. To play the fool at Auri sacra fames. The accursed ap- the right time. petite for gold.

Desuntcætera. The remainderis wantAut Cæsar aut nullus. He will either

ing. be Cæsar or nobody.

Deum cole, Patriæ serva. Worship Basis virtutis constantia. Constancy God, serve your country, is the foundation of virtue.

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Deus protector noster. God is our proBeatus ille qui procul negotiis. Blessed tector.

are they who retire from toil. Dilige amicos. Love your friends. Bona fide. In good faith; in reality. Divide et impera. Divide and govern. Brutum fulmen. A harmless thunder- Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. bolt.

It is sweet and glorious to die for Cacoethes. An evil custom. Thus,

one's country. cacoethes loquendi scribendi. A Dum vivimus vivamus. Let us live rage for talking--scribbling.

while we live. Causus belli, The cause or reason for Est modus in rebus. There is a medi,

um in all things.

war.

Esto perpetua. Be thou perpetual. Memento mori. Remember death. Esto quod videris. Be what you seem Mens sibi conscia recti. A mind conto be.

scious of rectitude. Ex cathedra. From the chair; au- Mirabile dictu. Wonderful to tell. thoritatively.

Multum in parvo. Much in little. Exempli gratia (E. g. and Ex. gr.) Mutatis mutandis. After making the By the way of example.

necessary changes. Ex nihilo nihil fit. Nothing produces Necessitas non habet leges. Necessity nothing.

has no law. Ex officio. By virtue of his office. Nem. con. An abbreviation of nemine Ex parte. On one part.

contradicente. Without dissent or Experto crede.

Believe an experi- opposition. enced man.

Ne plus ultra. Nothing beyond-the Extempore. Without premeditation. utmost point. Fac simile. Do the like; an engraved Ne quid nimis. Too much of one Reductio ad absurdum. A reducing Suum cuique. Let every man have to an absurdity.

resemblance of handwriting. thing is good for nothing. Fama semper viret. A good name will Nisi Dominus frustra. Unless the shine forever.

Lord assist you, all your efforts are Familias firma pietas.

Devotion in vain. strengthens families.

Noscitur ex sociis. He is known by Fas est et ab hoste doceri. It is allow- his companions.

able to derive instruction even from Nota bene (N. B.) Mark well. an enemy.

Obiter dictum. A thing said by the Felo de se. A suicide.

way or in passing. Fiat justitia, ruat colum. Let justice Onus probandi. The weight of proof;

be done though the heavens should the burden of proving. fall.

O si sic omnia! Oh that he had alFortuna favet fortibus. Fortune fa- ways done, or spoken thus! vors the bold.

O tempora, O mores! Oh the times, Fruges consumere nati. Men born oh the manners! only to consume food.

Otium cum dignitate. Ease with digHaud passibus æquis. With unequal nity. steps.

Palmam qui meruit ferat. Let him Hinc illæ lachryme. Hence proceed who has won bear the palm. these tears.

Pari passu. By a similar gradation. Id est (i. e.) That is.

Par nobile fratrum. A noble pair of Id genes omne. All persons of that brothers. description.

Particeps criminis. An accomplice. Imprimatur. Let it be printed. Passim. Everywhere. Impromptu. Without study.

Per fas et nefas. Through right and In forma pauperis. In the form of a

wrong. poor man.

By itself. In propria persona.

Poeta nascitur non fit. Nature, not In the matter of.

study, must form a poet. In terrorem. In terror.

Prima facie. On the first view or In transitu. In passing.

appearance. Ipse dixit. He himself said it; dog. Primæ viæ. The first passages; the matism.

upper part of the intestinal canal. Judex damnatur cum nocens absolvitur. Primum mobile. The main spring;

Guilt attaches to a judge when the the first impulse.

guilty are suffered to escape. Principiis obsta. Oppose the first apJure divino humano. By divine

pearance of evil. by human law,

Pro aris et focis. For our altars and Labor omnia vincit. Labor conquers firesides. everything.

Pro bono publico. For the public Lapsus linguæ. A slip of the tongue. good. Lex talionis. The law of retaliation. Pro et con. For and against. Locum tenens. A deputy or substi. Pro re nata. For a special business. tute.

Pro tempore. For the time. Magna est veritas, et prævalebit. The Quid nunc? What now?

truth is powerful, and will prevail. Quid pro quo. What for what; tit Materiem superabat opus. The work- for tat.

manship surpassed the materials. Quoad hoc. To this extent. Medio tutissimus ibis. A medium Quod erat demonstrandum. Which course will be the safest.

was meant to be shown.

Per se.

In person.

In re.

his own. Re infecta. Without attaining his Tabula rasa. A smoothed tablet. end.

Tempora mutantur, et nos mutamur in Requiescat in pace. May he rest in iltis. The times change, and we peace.

change with them. Res angusta domi. Narrow circum- Toties quoties. As often as. stances at home.

Supra. Above mentioned. Respice finem. Look to the end.

Vade mecum.

Go with me. Seriatim. In order.

Veluti in specuum. As if in a mirror. Sic itur ad astra. Such is the way to Veni, vidi, vici. I came, I saw, I conimmortality,

quered. Sic passim. So everywhere.

Vis inertia. For or property of inSic transit gloria mundi. Thus the animate matter.

glory of the world passes away. Versus (v.) Against. Sine die. To an indefinite time.

Vice versa.

The terms of cases being Sine qua non. An indispensable con- changed. dition.

Vi et armis. By main force. Status quo ante bellum. The state in viva voce. By or with the living or which both parties were before the loud voice.

Viz. (videlicet.) Namely. Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re. Gen- Vox et præterea nihil. A voice and

tle in the manner, but vigorous in nothing more. the deed.

Vox populi, vox Dei. The voice of Sub silentio. In silence.

the people is the voice of God. Summum bonum.

. The chief good.

war.

GENERAL INDEX.

PAGE
265

64
302

303
.137, 231

114

266
267
267
267
268

63

135

240

154

ABANDONMENT, of homestead..
ACCOUNT, filed as a complaint.

entries of, in day-book..

entries of, in ledger..
ACKNOWLEDGMENT.

of partnership....
by husband and wife.
by a corporation...
by a married woman.
by attorney in fact.

officers must affix seals to.
ACTION, at law exemplified..
ACTUAL NOTICE..
ADMINISTRATOR, petition of.
ADVERSE CLAIMANT...

claim and protest....
ADJOINING FARM HOMESTEAD.
AFFIDAVIT, for attachment..

on claim of personal property.
of service...
of work done.
where verified..
of citizenship.
to chattel mortgage.
that no known veins exist.
non-mineral..
adjoining form...
homestead application.
of claimant of homestead.
of final homestead......
of pre-emption homestead..
additional homestead...
soldier's.....
timber culture.
desert land..
timber land.
of minor..
to prove intention..
for examining creditor.

176
219
68
89
136
173
158
175
147
180

180

... 217

218

219

220

221

221

23

224

226
PAGE
110

227
260
261
296

AGREEMENT, of partnership....

general form of..
sale and delivery.
for building...
for sale of land.
to cultivate land on shares..
for sinking mining shaft.

of pubiisher...
APPLICATION, cash, for land.

additional entry...
soldier's....

for patent..
AMENDMENT, of specification.
ARTICLES, of partnership.

of incorporation...
ARREST, warrant of....
ASSIGNMENT, of mortgage.

of patents.....
of patents, entire interest in.
of patents, undivided interest.

of patents, exclusive territory.
ASSIGNEE, of patents, oath of...
ATTACHMENT, writ of..

undertaking for release of..

writ of, Nevada, district court..
ATTORNEYS, patent office..
ATTORNEY, power of.....

revocation of power of.

114
.115, 119

115
116
118
119
172
216
223
222
168
246
110
290

278
.121, 122
.237, 251

252
252

253

248

70
71
82

239
.242, 292

242

55

284
40

BILL, form of a

for divorce. .
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION, State
BOND, approval of..

general form of......

of indemnity to officer..
BOUNDARY OF CALIFORNIA
BOOK-KEEPING......

274
288

288

47
299

211
216

CASH PURCHASES.

certificate......
CALIFORNIA, constitution of..
CAVEAT, specification for....
CERTIFICATE, of partnership (error in caption)..

of cash, application for land......
of citizenship
of clerk, to official character and signature
of approval of bond, and oath....

of sheriff, of sale.
CHINESE.....

41
.236, 251

113
216
262
274

274
296, 297

44

CITIES .....

29

CITIZENSHIP, certificate of..

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