Saturday, April 21, 2012

Ultro Se Voluere Capi

Here is today's emblem and distich by Joachim Camerarius, 4:29.

Ultro Se Voluere Capi
Dum capimus, capimur; si linquimus, haud capiemur:
Instructas vitat, qui sapit, insidias.



Here is the vocabulary:

ultro - beyond, further, voluntarily
se - reflexive pronoun
volo - want, wish, will
capio - capture, grab
dum - while
si - if
linquo - leave, forsake, abandon
haud - not
instruo - construct, build
vito - avoid
qui - who, which, that
sapio - taste, know, be wise
insidiae - snare, trap, ambush

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