Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Deum Nihil Latet

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Deum Nihil Latet
Si quid forte mali aut facias, aut mente volutes,
Ut lateas homines, certe Deus omnia cernet.

Source: Marcus Antonius Muretus (1526-1585), Juvenilia. Meter: Dactylic Hexameter.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There is only one word in this poem that is not on the DCC list:

volūtō, volūtāre: revolve in the mind, consider

aliquis -quae -quod: some, any; si quis, si quid: anyone who, anything that
aut: or
cerno cernere crēvī crētum: discern, separate
certus -a -um: sure, fixed; certē, certainly, surely
deus -ī m.; dea -ae f. god; goddess
facio facere fēcī factum: do, make
fors, fortis f.: chance
homo hominis m.: human being
lateo -ēre latuī: lie hidden, be hidden
malus -a -um: evil
mēns mentis f.: mind
omnis -e: all, every, as a whole
sī: if
ut, uti: as (+ indic.); so that, with the result that (+ subj.)

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