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Nec verbo nec facto quenquam

Injure no-one, either by word or deed.

Assequitur, Nemesisque virum vestigia servat,
Continet & cubitum duraque frena manu.
Ne malè quid facias, néve improba verba loquaris:
Et iubet in cunctis rebus adesse modum.[1]

Nemesis follows on and marks the tracks of men. In her hand she holds a measuring rod and harsh bridles. She bids you do nothing wrong, speak no wicked word, and commands that moderation be present in all things.

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Aucun nest a blesser par faict
ou par parolle.

Nemesis suyt les pas des gens,
Tenant son coulde, & une bride:
Ou sont significatz urgens:
Car le frain a droict moyen guyde,
Voulant que ta langue soit vuyde,
De injures & motz de insolance:
Et son bras quelle tient solide,
Defend mal fait & violence.


1.  This epigram is based on Anthologia graeca 16.223-4.

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