Monday, March 19, 2012

Conscientia Bona Iudicem Non Timet

Here is today's distich by Michele Verinus:

Conscientia Bona Iudicem Non Timet
Accusent te mille licet, mens conscia recti
Stat tamen et spernit iudicis ora trucis.

Here is the vocabulary:

conscientia - conscience, self-awareness
bonus - good
iudex - judge
non - not, no
timeo - fear
accuso - accuse
tu - you
mille - thousand
licet - although, even if
mens - mind
conscius - aware, conscious
rectus - right, correct
sto - stand
tamen - however, nevertheless
et - and
sperno - scorn, despise
os - mouth, speech, expression
trux - fierce, savage

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