aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Plautus, Curculio 53-54

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‘There’s no smoke without fire.’

semper tu scito, flamma fumo est proxima;
fumo comburi nil potest, flamma potest.

Know this always: a flame is very close to smoke. With smoke a thing can’t be burnt; with a flame, it can.

Written by aleatorclassicus

September 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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