01/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 1:

Cetera Mortis Erunt; Vivitur Ingenio
Disce bonas artes, et opes contemne caducas.
Vivitur ingenio; cetera mortis erunt.

By Knowledge onely, Life wee gaine,
All other things to Death pertaine.

01/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 2:

Constans Sapientia
Omne malum exsuperat constans sapientia, mortem
Spernit, et adversa sorte tonante viget.

The Man that hath true Wisdome got,
Continues firme, and wavers not.

01/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 3:

Lex Regit et Arma Tuentur
Lex regit, et hostes contra ducis arma tuentur
Hunc populum legis, qui sacra iussa facit.

The Law is given to direct;
The Sword, to punish and protect.

01/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 4:

Ne Tenear
Ne tenear, postica cavet pars vertice raso;
Caesariem qui scit prendere fronte, sapit.

Occasions-past are sought in vaine;
But, oft, they wheele-about againe.

01/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 5:

Labore Virtus, Virtute Gloria Paratur
Saepe labore fuit Virtus, Virtute parata
Gloria, non alio concilianda modo.

By Labour, Vertue may be gain'd;
By Vertue, Glorie is attain'd.

01/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 6:

Non Obest Virtuti Sors
Virtuti sors nulla nocet; volat aurea Virtus
Ultra Helicendum; sors perfida versat humum.

Though Fortune prove true Vertues Foe,
It cannot worke her Overthrowe.

01/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 7:

Non Sceptro, Sed Plectro Ducitur
Non sceptro virgo sed plectro ducitur; aurum
Spernit amor; Venerem musica blanda movet.

A fickle Woman wanton growne,
Preferres a Crowd, before a Crowne.

01/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 8:

In Hunc Intuens Pius Esto
Esse pius cupis: hunc saltem adspice, qui fuit olim
Tu quod es, et quod eris mox erit ipse cinis.

This Ragge of Death, which thou shalt see,
Consider it; And Pious bee.

01/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 9:

In Nocte Consilium
Consilium in tenebris capias et nocte profunda:
Humanis obstat sensibus alma dies.

Before thou bring thy Workes to Light,
Consider on them, in the Night.

01/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 10:

Spernit Pericula Virtus
Non adversa timet spernitque pericula Virtus;
Illa vel in medio nescit obire mari.

An Innocent no Danger feares,
How great soever it appeares.

01/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 11:

Lente Sed Attente
Lente equidem tamen attente gradior; mora nulla est;
Si modo sat bene quo vis, cito sat venies.

When thou a Dangerous-Way dost goe,
Walke surely, though thy pace be slowe.

01/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 12:

ΠΑΝΤΑ ΛΕΛΟΙΠΑ
[versus latini desunt]
As, to the World I naked came,
So, naked-stript I leave the same.

01/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 13:

Remigio Ventisque Secundis
Navigo remigio felix ventisque secundis,
Sic bene perficiam, quod bene coepit, iter.

To him a happy Lot befalls
That hath a Ship, and prosp'rous Gales.

01/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 14:

Quo Me Vertam Nescio
Nescio quo vertam mentem; vocat ardua Virtus
Huc, illuc Venus et splendida luxuries.

When Vice and Vertue Youth shall wooe,
Tis hard to say, which may 'twill goe.

01/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 15:

Dum Nutrio Consumor
Consumor miserum, flammas dum nutrio, lignum,
Officium in damno est: nil bene facta iuvant.

I pine, that others may not perish,
And waste my Selfe, their Life to cherish.

01/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 16:

Concussus Surgo
Concussus surgo: casus me tollit in altum,
Plaudit ut in mediis mens cruce pressa malis.

When to suppresse us, Men intend,
They make us higher to ascend.

01/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 17:

Dum Extendar
Dum extendar, duros ictus tot perfero; nomen
ob clarum cur quis ferre recuset idem?

Till God hath wrought us to his Will,
The Hammer we shall suffer still.

01/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 18:

Matura
Matura: mora longa nocet; spes omnis in alis;
Instat qui te vult prendere, papilio.

From thence, where Nets and Snares are layd,
Make-hast; lest els you be betray'd.

01/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 19:

Ad Scopum Licet Aegre et Frustra
Volve, scopum donec, licet aegre, attingere possis;
Et frustra, molem volve, revolve tamen.

A Foole, in Folly taketh Paine,
Although he labour still in vaine.

01/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 20:

Transeat
Perfer et obdura: tempestas transeat olim,
Fulgebit puro laetior axe dies.

A Sive, of shelter maketh show;
But ev'ry Storme will through it goe.

01/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 21:

Mors Vitae Initium
Grana velut putrefacta novas meditantur aristas;
Sic vitae mors est haec quoque principium.

Death is no Losse, but rather, Gaine;
For wee by Dying, Life attaine.

01/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 22:

Quid Si Sic
Quid si sic? forsan cubito sim longior, heuheu.
Non ars Naturae, corrigit, ingenium.

Though he endeavour all he can,
An Ape, will never be a Man.

01/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 23:

Patior Ut Potiar
Ut potiar, patior stimulos pro melle; dolores
Mille, ut mille feram pectore delicias.

By Paine, on Pleasures we doe seize;
And, we by Suff'rance, purchase Ease.

01/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 24:

Consequitur Quodcumque Petit
Consequitur quodcumque petit Dictynna sagittis,
Et mens consequitur quod pia cumque petit.

Who by good Meanes, good things would gaine,
Shall never seeke, nor aske in vaine.

01/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 25:

Non Quam Crebro Sed Quam Bene
Non tu quam crebro iaculeris, quam bene refert;
Contingat metam, missa sagitta, suam.

Oft Shooting, doth not Archers make;
But, hitting right the Marke they take.

01/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 26:

Durabo
Durabo, et quondam res exspectabo secundas,
Quamvis nunc male sit, non male semper erit.

With Patience, I the Storme sustaine;
For, Sun-shine still doth follow Raine.

01/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 27:

Ubi Helena, Ibi Troia
Certe ubi Tyndaris est, ibi Troia; ubi bella puella
Bella movet telis aemula turba est suis.

Where Hellen is, there, will be Warre;
For, Death and Lust, Companions are.

01/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 28:

Victrix Patientia Duri
Omne malum superat victrix patientia duri
Ut nec ab imposito pondere palma perit.

No Inward Griefe, nor outward Smart,
Can overcome a Patient-Heart.

01/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 29:

Non Uno Sternitur Ictu
Nitere in adversis, non uno sternitur ictu,
Quae longo e dura tempore crevit humo.

By many Strokes, that Worke is done,
Which cannot be perform'd at One.

01/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 30:

Nudrisco Il Buono E Spengo Il Reo
[versus latini desunt]
Afflictions Fire consumeth Sinne;
But, Vertue taketh Life therein.

01/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 31:

Sapiens Dominabitur Astris
Astra regunt homines; sapiens dominabitur astris
Et poterit notis cautior esse malis.

Hee, over all the Starres doth raigne,
That unto Wisdome can attaine.

02/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 32:

Ex Utroque Caesar
Artibus ac armis: ab utrisque ego Caesar in orbe
Dicor; erunt artes armaque noster amor.

A Princes most ennobling Parts,
Are Skill in Armes, and Love to Arts.

02/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 33:

Persequar Exstinctum
Persequar extinctum te, O Pyrame; qui tua laesit
Viscera mucro, iecur transeat ille meum.

True-Lovers Lives, in one Heart lye,
Both Live, or both together Dye.

02/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 34:

Flammescit Uterque
Vero ardore pari face cum flammescit uterque
Is dici meruit non simulatus amor.

When Two agree in their Desire,
One Sparke will set them both on Fire.

02/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 35:

Posteritati
Non mihi condo nemus, sed gratus posteritati
Quod dederant atavi reddere constitui

He that delights to Plant and Set,
Makes After-Ages in his Debt.

02/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 36:

Nil Penna, Sed Usus
En struthum nil penna iuvat, quod nesciat uti:
Non penna est scribas quae facit, usus erit.

To Have, and not to Vse the same;
Is not our Glory, but our Shame.

02/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 37:

Dum Clavum Rectum Teneam
Dum clavum rectum teneam, navimque gubernem,
Uni committam cetera cuncta Deo.

He, that his Course directly Steeres,
Nor Stormes, nor Windy-Censures feares.

02/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 38:

Si Sciens Fallo
Si te fallo sciens, feriat me Iupiter ultor,
Dicebat pangens foedera Roma vetus.

A sudden Death, with Shame, is due
To him, that, sweares What is untrue.

02/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 39:

Speque Metuque Pavet
Speque metuque pavet callido cor amore perustum;
Spes est sollicito plena timore Venus.

Where strong Desires are entertain'd,
The Heart 'twixt Hope, and Feare, is pain'd.

02/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 40:

Cosi Vivo Piacer Conduce A Morte
[versus latini desunt]
Those Fooles whom Beauties Flame doth blinde,
Feele Death, where Life they thought to finde.

02/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 41:

Puris Manibus
Ad divos manibus puris adeunto, fideli
Pectore, quo possint pondus habere preces.

Let him, that at Gods Altar stands,
In Innocencie, wash his Hands.

02/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 42:

Lingua Quo Tendis
Garrula, quo tendis? Quo te furor, impia lingua,
abripit? Ah, presso, disce tacere, labro.

No Heart can thinke, to what strange ends,
The Tongues unruely Motion tends.

02/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 43:

ΘΥΜΕ ΒΛΕΨΟΝ ΑΝΩ
[versus latini desunt]
The Minde should have a fixed Eye
On Objects, that are plac'd on High.

02/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 44:

Flavescent
Flavescent segetes cum sol volet; mala iusto
In melius rediget tempore longa dies.

Those Fields, which yet appeare not so,
When Harvest comes, will yellow grow.

02/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 45:

Finis Ab Origine Pendet
Nascentes morimur; finisque ab origine pendet;
De vita ad mortem mors rediviva trahit.

As soone, as wee to bee, begunne;
We did beginne, to be Vndone.

02/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 46:

Tandem Fit Arbor
Exiguus tandem grandis fit surculus arbor;
abiectusque puer saepe peritus homo.

Though very small, at first, it be,
A Sprout, at length, becomes a Tree.

02/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 47:

Superata Cruce Coronor
Rebus in adversis superata sorte coronor:
Sic sapiens patiens sub cruce laetus ovat.

When we above the Crosse can rise,
A Crowne, for us, prepared lies.

02/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 48:

Mors Sceptra Ligonibus Aequat
Pallida mors aequo pede sceptra ligonibus aequat,
Et regum ante aulas pulsat, et ante casam.

In Death, no Difference is made,
Betweene the Scepter, and the Spade.

02/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 49:

Paulatim, Non Impetu
Paulatim leni decurrit arenula lapsu
Non impetu delabitur.

What cannot be by Force attain'd,
By Leisure, and Degrees, is gain'd.

02/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 50:

De Parvis Grandis Acervus Erit
Add parum parvo, parvo superadde pusillum,
Tandem de parvis grandis acervus erit.

Of Little-Gaines, let Care be had;
For, of small Eares, great Mowes are made.

02/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 51:

Nequeo Compescere Multos
Perfero; quid faciam? Nequeo compescere multos;
Si vis cedendo vincere, disce pati.

We best shall quiet clamorous Thronges
When, we our selves, can rule our Tongues.

02/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 52:

Ingenii Largitor Venter
Me docet ingenii venter largitor et artis,
Calculus impositus quod bene trudat aquam.

When wee by Hunger, VVisdome gaine
Our Guts, are wiser then our Braine.

02/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 53:

Musica, Serva Dei
Musica, serva Dei, nobis haec otia fecit:
Illa potest homines, illa movere Deum.

Though Musicke be of some abhor'd
She, is the Handmaid of the Lord.

02/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 54:

Discite Iustitiam
Discite iustitiam: laqueus monet illud et ensis,
Quae Deus in regum dirigit arma manu.

Marke, what Rewards, to Sinne, are due
And, learne, uprightnesse to pursue.

02/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 55:

Consensu Populi Regnum Subsistit
Consensu populi regnum subsistit, et urbes
Pace vigent, cives si bene conveniant.

That Kingdome will establish'd bee
Wherein the People well agree.

02/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 56:

Qui Me Alit, Me Extinguit
Qui me alit, extinguit; qui me fovet et movet, ille,
Cum minime credo, me necat, hostis amor.

From that, by which I somewhat am
The Cause of my Destruction came.

02/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 57:

Sequitur Sua Poena Nocentem
Ultio certa manet; sequitur sua poena nocentem;
Ante expectatum, clauda ea viva venit.

By Guiltines, Death entred in
And, Mischiefe still pursueth Sinne.

02/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 58:

Post Tentationem, Consolatio
Languescunt flores radiis solaribus usti;
Per pluvias soliti tollere sponte caput.

When wee have greatest Griefes and Feares
Then, Consolation sweet'st appeares.

02/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 59:

Pro Gallinis
Ut pro gallinis, victoriae amore, salaces,
Non praedae, galli bella cruenta movent.

To brawle for Gaine, the Cocke doth sleight
But, for his Females, he will fight.

02/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 60:

Tutius Ut Possit Figi
Tutius ut possit figi maris anchora fundo,
Adiuvat humanam piscis amicus opem.

If Safely, thou desire to goe
Bee nor too swift, nor overslow.

03/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 61:

In Silentio Et Spe
Ornant mortales taciturna silentia sanctos;
Spes silet exspectans, danda brabea piis.

They that in Hope, and Silence, live
The best Contentment, may atchive.

03/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 62:

Fato Prudentia Maior
Adverso sapiens fato prudentia maior;
Arte malum quisquis corrigit, ille sapit.

Let none despaire of their Estate
For, Prudence, greater is, than Fate.

03/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 63:

Coniunctis Votis
Coniunctis votis, coniuncto pectore quicquid
Postulat, hoc Christi grex super orbe feret.

Their Friendship firme will ever bide
Whose hands unto the Crosse are tide.

03/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 64:

Cui Bono?
[versus latini desunt]
A Candle that affords no light,
What profits it, by Day, or Night?

03/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 64:

Cosi Di Ben Amar Porto Tormento
Musca velut sequitur flammam ac sese iniicit igni,
Sic Veneris telis laeta iuventa perit.

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03/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 65:

Sacrificium Deo Cor Contribulatum
Hostia grata Deo mens vero attrita dolore,
Cum delicta premunt, hostia sacra Deo.

The Sacrifice, God loveth best
Are Broken-hearts, for Sin, opprest.

03/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 66:

Regni Corona Rex
Qui scit honore bonos cumulare, et plectere sontes,
Rex erit is regni, vera corona, sui.

A King, that prudently Commands
Becomes the glory of his Lands.

03/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 67:

Studio Et Vigilantia
Qui vigili studio sapientem scripta volutat,
Hic dici doctus, cur mereatur, habet.

By Studie, and by Watchfulnesse
The Jemme of Knowledge, we possesse.

03/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 68:

Arte Et Marte
Sunt duo qui faciunt ut rex in honore sit: Ars Mars;
Gloria ab arte venit, gloria Marte venit.

When Mars, and Pallas, doe agree
Great workes, by them, effected bee.

03/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 69:

Constante Fiducia
Iudice freta Deo, superat fiducia constans
Omne malum, et Christo sub cruce laeta duce est.

They, after suffring, shall be crown'd
In whom, a Constant-faith, is found.

03/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 70:

Amor Docet Musicam
Oblectant animos cytharae, cantusque, lyraeque;
Musica blandus amor plectra movere docet.

Love, a Musician is profest
And, of all Musicke, is the best.

03/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 71:

Non Te Sed Nummos
Non te, sed nummos, turpissima bestia sponsus,
Crede mihi, qui te tum bene tractat, amat.

Thy seeming-Lover, false will bee
And, love thy Money, more than Thee.

03/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 72:

Fide Sed Cui Vide
Est oculata manus nostra: et quod cernere non est,
Id se pro certo credere posse negat.

Give Credit; but, first, well beware
Before thou trust them, who they are.

03/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 73:

Humana Fumus
Pulvis et umbra sumus; pulvis nihil est nisi fumus,
Sed nihil est fumus; nos nihil ergo sumus.

Hee, that on Earthly-things, doth trust
Dependeth, upon Smoake, and Dust.

03/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 74:

Omnia Mea Mecum Porto
Porto domumque meam mecum meaque omnia; multis
Regibus hoc ipso ditior et potior.

I beare, about mee, all my store
And, yet, a King enjoyes not more.

03/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 75:

Tamen Discam
Et licet in tumbam pes decidat alter et alter
Vivat adhuc studiis invigilabo tamen.

To Learning, J a love should have
Although one foot were in the Grave.

03/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 76:

Virtuti Fortuna Comes
Virtuti Fortuna comes, sudore paratur,
Fructus honos oneris, fructus honoris onus.

Good-fortune, will by those abide
In whom, True-vertue doth reside.

03/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 77:

Deus Nobis Haec Otia Fecit
O Iudaee, Deus nobis haec otia fecit,
Nolebas, vellet cum facere illa tibi.

The Gospel, thankefully imbrace
For, God, vouchsafed us, this Grace.

03/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 78:

Ex Bello Pax
Ex bello pax alma venit, quam poscimus omnes;
In galeis condit, pax veneranda, favos.

The Bees, will in an Helmet breed
And, Peace, doth after Warre, succeed.

03/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 79:

Cor Rectum Inquirit Scientiam
Nosse Deum, metuisse Deum, sapientia summa est,
Quaerere cor rectum hanc, nocte dieque solet.

The Heart of him, that is upright
In Heavenly-knowledge, takes delight.

03/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 80:

ΕΚ ΠΟΝΟΥ ΚΛΕΟΣ
[versus latini desunt]
Where, Labour, wisely, is imploy'd
Deserved Glory, is injoy'd.

03/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 81:

Pueros Castigo Virosque
Discipulos ut virga novos, sic virgo maritos
Castigat; pueros haec domat, illa viros.

Behold, you may, the Picture, here
Of what, keepes Man, and Childe, in feare.

03/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 82:

Vita Mortalium Vigilia
Vana velut nil sunt vigilatae insomnia noctis;
Sic spatium est, quod in hoc vivimus orbe, nihil.

Death's one long-Sleepe; and, Life's no more
But one short-Watch, an houre before.

03/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 83:

Manet Immutabile Fatum
Legibus aeternis, manet immutabile fatum,
Non plus fata tamen, quam pia vota, valent.

What ever God did fore-decree
Shall, without faile, fulfilled be.

03/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 84:

Deterius Formido
Carcere clausa meo, formido vulturis ungues;
Duplex poena premit me, satis una foret.

My Fortune, I had rather beare
Then come, where greater perills are.

03/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 85:

Adversis Clarius Ardet
Inconcussa manens, adversis clarius ardet,
Et duplicat vires ignibus Aetna novis.

The more contrary Windes doe blow
The greater Vertues praise will grow.

03/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 86:

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Cernite mortales, sic transit gloria mundi,
Noster honor cinis, et pulveris umbra sumus.

Even as the Smoke doth passe away
So, shall all Worldly-pompe decay.

03/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 87:

Jusque A La Mort
[versus latini desunt]
Death, is unable to divide
Their Hearts, whose Hands True-love hath tyde.

03/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 88:

Suum Cuique Tribue
Cuique suum tribuat, poenas vel praemia, iudex,
lance pari ac aequis omnia ponderibus.

False Weights, with Measures false eschew
And, give to ev'ry man, their Due.

03/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 89:

In Virtute Et Fortuna
In Virtute meam Fortunam colloco; vincam
Hac ratione nigram fortiter invidiam.

He needs not feare, what spight can doe
Whom Vertue friends, and Fortune, too.

03/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 90:

ΑΙΩΝΙΟΝ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΚΑΙΡΟΝ
[versus latini desunt]
Time, is a Fading-flowre, that's found
Within Eternities wide round.

04/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 91:

Viribus Iungenda Sapientia
Viribus est iungenda modis sapientia cunctis;
uti qui nescit robore, saepe cadit.

When great Attempts are undergone
Ioyne Strength and Wisedome, both in one.

04/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 92:

Solum A Sole
Cum solum a sole fecundum, ager omnis ab illo
Fertilis, et frugum munere feta Ceres.

The Ground brings forth all needfull things
But, from the Sunne, this vertue springs.

04/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 93:

Recto Cursu
Culmen ad Aeonidum recto contendere cursu
Fert animus Pindi saxa per et tribulos.

No passage can divert the Course
Of Pegasus, the Muses Horse.

04/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 94:

Spes Alit Agricolas
Spes alit agricolas messis Dea certa futurae,
illa iubet fidae credere semen humo.

The Husbandman, doth sowthe Seeds
And, then, on Hope, till Harvest, feeds.

04/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 95:

Poco A Poco
[versus latini desunt]
Things, to their best perfection come
Not all at once, but, some, and some

04/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 96:

Tribulatio Ditat
Tribulat atque quatit segetes, ditescere sperans,
Rusticus, et nobis crux bene nostra facit.

Affliction, doth to many adde
More value, then, before, they had.

04/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 97:

Victrix Fortunae Sapientia
Victrix Fortunae, Sapientia sancta tonantis
Durat et, exsuperans cuncta pericla, viget.

Though Fortune, hath a powerfull Name
Yet, Vertue overcomes the same.

04/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 98:

Aut Mors Aut Vita Decora
Alterutrum optandum est aut mors aut vita decora;
Turpe fuga vitam quaerere: malo mori.

A Life, with good-repute, Jle have
Or, winne an honourable Grave.

04/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 99:

Donec Totum Impleat Orbem
Augescit, donec totum luna impleat orbem;
Gallorum talis gloria regis erat.

Shee shall increase in glory, still
Vntill her light, the world, doth fill.

04/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 100:

Virtus Lorica Fidelis
Rebus in adversis, Virtus lorica fidelis,
Negligit ambiguae tela maligna Deae.

True Vertue is a Coat of Maile
'Gainst which, no Weapons can prevaile.

04/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 101:

Si Recte Facies
Si recte facies te certa corona manebit
Danda bonis, tandem danda corona piis.

If well thou dost, and well intend
Thou shalt be crowned, in the end.

04/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 102:

Superat Sollertia Vires
Nautarum vires sollertia cauta sciuri
Vincit, et in ligni cortice nare docet.

A little Wit, may stand in stead
When Strength doth faile, in time of need.

04/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 103:

Non Sine Causa
Non frustra gladium princeps gerit, aut sine causa,
Sed facit officium, praecipiente Deo.

To Kings, both Sword and Mace pertaine
And, these they doe not beare in vaine.

04/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 104:

Pando Recondita
Omnia luminibus perlustro, recondita pando;
Me nihil incauto, callide Munde, facis.

He, that concealed things will finde
Must looke before him, and behinde.

04/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 105:

Virtute Duce, Comite Fortuna
Sit Fortuna comes, Virtus dux inclyta facti,
Non labor in Domino, noster inanis erit.

Good Fortune will with him abide
That hath true Vertue, for his guide.

04/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 106:

Florebo, Prospiciente Deo
Solis ad adspectum, veluti rosa verna virescit
Sic ego florebo, prospiciente Deo.

When prosperous our Affaires doe growe
God's Grace it is, that makes themso.

04/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 107:

Fac et Spera
Subditus esto Deo, mandato munere fungens,
Et spera in miseris, et pete, rebus opem.

If thou thy Duties truely doe
Of thy Reward, be hopefull too.

04/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 108:

Rerum Sapientia Custos
Optima gestarum rerum, sapientia custos,
Aeternis condens, fortia facta, libris.

By Wisedome, things which passe away
Are best preserved from decay.

04/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 109:

Labore Et Constantia
Omnia perficies constante labore, nec ullum
Difficile est, illi qui bene pergit, opus.

Good Hopes, we best accomplish may
By lab'ring in a constant-Way.

04/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 110:

Evertit Et Aequat
Sic Deus interdum magnos evertit, ut aequet
Sorte illos miseris qui sine honore iacent.

Ere thou a fruitfull-Cropp shalt see
Thy ground must plough'd and harro'wd be.

04/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 111:

Scientia Immutabilis
Turpe est, cum sapiens cunctas mutatur in horas:
Constantes fortes, nam decet esse viros.

True Knowledge is a constant Friend
Whose Friendship, never shall have end.

04/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 112:

Virtute Ac Studio Per Orbem Fama Perpetua Comparatur
Virtus ac studium causa est, quod in orbe, per omne
Aevum, perpetuo gloria nostra viret.

By Studiousnesse, in Vertue's waies
Men gaine an universall-praise.

04/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 113:

Noli Altum Sapere
Noli altum sapere, et plus quam mortalia fas est
Pectora; nam sapere, non nimium sapere est.

Above thy Knowledge, doe not rise
But, with Sobrietie, be wise.

04/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 114:

Tractant Fabrilia Fabri
Carmen opus nostrum est, tractant fabrilia fabri,
Quisque suum solita tempus in arte locat.

When each man keepes unto his Trade
Then, all things better will be made.

04/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 115:

Non Dormit Qui Custodit
Detinet hunc non alta quies similisque sapori,
Qui vigili, nostras res, ratione, regit.

A Shepherd carefull of the Sheepe
At all times, faithfull Watch doth keepe.

04/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 116:

In Spe Et Labore Transigo Vitam
Spes me alit atque labor, miseram sic transigo vitam;
Non nisi in aeterna est pace beata quies.

Our Dayes, untill our Life hath end
In Labours, and in Hopes, wee spend.

04/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 117:

Prudente Simplicitate
Vitam quod faciat beatiorem
Prudens simplicitas, pie putamus.

Man's life, no Temper, more doth blesse
Then Simple-prudent-harmelessenesse.

04/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 118:

Transitus Celer Est Et Avolamus
Transitus hinc celer est, subitoque volare videmur
Caelestem in patriam, ad gaudia sancta poli.

Where er'e we dwell, the Heav'ns are neere
Let us but fly, and wee are there.

04/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 119:

Pedetentim
Per glaciem cautus pedetentim transeo, lente
Qui properat, tarde qui sapit, ille sapit.

His Pace, must wary be, and slow
That hath a Slippery-way to goe.

04/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 120:

Pro Lege Et Pro Grege
Dux, vitam, bonus, et pro lege, et pro grege ponit,
Haec veluti pullos sanguine spargit avis.

Our Pelican, by bleeding, thus
Fulfill'd the Law, and cured Vs.

05/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 121:

Discite Iustitiam
Discite iustitiam moniti et non temnere regem,
Qui longas tendit, per loca cuncta, manus.

Bee Iust; for, neither Sea nor Land
Shall hide thee from the Royall-hand.

05/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 122:

Non Est Mortale Quod Opto
Munde immunde vale, non est mortale quod opto,
Sidera, sublimi vertice summa petam.

Take wing, my Soule, and mount up higher
For, Earth, fulfills not my Desire.

05/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 123:

In Se Sua Per Vestigia Volvitur
Sic in se, sua per vestigia, volvitur annus,
Motibus aeternis tempora continuans.

Through many spaces, Time doth run
And, endeth, where it first begun.

05/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 124:

Nulla Dies Sine Linea
Nulla dies abeat, qin linea ducta sit, usus
Solus erit, magnos qui facit artifices.

Each Day a Line, small tasks appeares
Yet, much it makes in threescore Yeares.

05/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 125:

Ad Regis Nutus
Ad regis nutus, procerum se vertere turba
Adsolet, et sequitur principis aula animum.

Our outward Hopes will take effect
According to the King's aspect.

05/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 126:

Hac Virtutis Iter
Hac Virtutis iter, non qua te foeda voluptas,
Ad laevam, recta de ratione, trahit.

The Right-hand way, is Vertues Path
Though rugged Passages it hath.

05/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 127:

Concedo Nulli
Numen agro positum, fines ego terminus agri,
Concedo nulli, cuique suum tribuens.

I was erected for a Bound
And I resolve to stand my ground.

05/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 128:

Manus Manum Lavat
Sic bene conveniunt, caro cum coniuge coniux,
Cum manus una, manum proluit alterius.

Where Lovers fitly matched be
In mutuall-duties, they agree.

05/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 129:

Legibus Et Armis
Legibus ac armis mundi moderamur habenas,
Regibus, haec curae convenit esse, bonis.

When Law, and Armes, together meet
The World descends, to kisse their feet.

05/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 130:

Non Quam Formosa Sed Quam Recta
Non quam formosa at quam sim modo recta requirit,
Qui res ad normam, cum ratione, locat.

Faire-shewes, we should not so much heed
As the Vprightnesse of the Deed.

05/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 131:

Aliis Inserviendo Consumor
Ut candela perit, nobis dum lumina praestat:
Dux ita, subiectos dum fovet, ipse cadit.

My Substance, and my Light, are spent
In seeking other mens content.

05/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 132:

Ditat Servata Fides
Ut praestes videas, si quid promittis amico,
Nam servata fides ditat et auget opes.

The safest Riches, hee shall gaine
Who alwayes Faithfull doth remaine.

05/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 133:

Fures Privati In Nervo, Publici In Auro
Publica qui rapiunt fures, vincla aurea gestant,
Proh pudor, in nervo est qui bona priva tulit.

Poore-Theeves, in Halters, we behold
And, great-Theeves, in their Chaines of gold.

05/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 134:

Memento Mori
Res est plena boni sanctae meditatio mortis;
Dum sinit haec igitur vita, memento mori.

Whil'st thou dost, here, injoy thy breath
Continue mindfull of thy Death.

05/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 135:

Serva Modum
Mens servare modum, rebus sufflata secundis,
Nescit et affectus frena tenere sui.

Doe not the golden Meane, exceed
In Word, in Passion, nor in Deed.

05/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 136:

Fulcrum Tutissimum
Quem manus alma Dei fulcit, tutissimus ille est,
Nec facile Satanae frangitur insidiis.

Wee then have got the surest prop
When God, alone, becomes our Hope.

05/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 137:

Virtus Inexpugnabilis
Ictibus invidiae, Virtus invicta resistit,
Mallens ut firmum nil adamanta movet.

True Vertue, firme, will alwayes bide
By whatsoever suffrings tride.

05/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 138:

Veritas Premitur Non Opprimitur
Saepe equidem pressa at nondum oppressa inclyta veri
Diva fuit, dextra praeside tuta Dei.

Truth, oft oppressed, wee may see
But, quite supprest it cannot bee.

05/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 139:

Pas A Pas
[versus latini desunt]
They, who but slowly-paced are
By plodding on, may travaile farre.

05/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 140:

Fortuna Ut Luna
Vultus Fortunae variatur imagine lunae:
Stare loco nescit, passibus ambiguis.

Vncertaine, Fortunes Favours, bee
And, as the Moone, so changeth Shee.

05/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 141:

Ante Ferit Quam Flamma Micet
Ante ferit, quam flamma micet, chalibem (ecce!) lapillis;
Urge opus officii, si cupis esse aliquid.

Untill the Steele, the Flint shall smite
It will afford nor Heat, nor Light.

05/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 142:

Paupertate Premor, Sublevor Ingenio
Ut me pluma levat, sic sarcina praegravat ingens:
Paupertate premor, sublevor ingenio.

My Wit got Wings and, high had flowne.
But, Povertie did keepe mee downe.

05/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 143:

Virtus Unita Fortior
Fortior unita est Virtus; concordia firmat
Omnia, quae discors dissipat invidia.

A Mischiefe, hardly can be done
Where many-pow'rs are knit in one.

05/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 144:

Amore Mutuo
Virginibus, natura parens, insevit amorem;
In pueros pueris mutuus ardor inest.

They, best injoy their Hearts desires
In whom, Love, kindles mutuall-fires.

05/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 145:

Concordia Insuperabilis
Concordes superare potest vis nulla, nec ullus
Disrumpet fidae foedus amicitiae.

Where many-Forces joyned are
Vnconquerable-pow'r, is there.

05/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 146:

In Manu Dei Cor Regis
Regum corda manu Deus omnipotente gubernat,
Ut mundum auxilio consilioque iuvent.

The Hearts of Kings are in God's Hands
And, as He lifts, He Them commands.

05/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 147:

Celata Virtus Ignavia Est
Paulum sepultae distat inertiae
Celata Virtus.

A Vertue hidden, or not us'd
Is either Sloth, or Grace abus'd.

05/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 148:

Redibo Plenior
Luna redit semper, sed lumine plenior aucto,
Praeda rex, victo, plenior, hoste, redit.

The Moone, which is decreasing now
When shee returnes, will fuller, grow.

05/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 149:

Nusquam Tuta Fides
Nusquam tuta fides: nec somnus tutus ab hoste;
Qui sapit, hic cautus, nocte dieque, pavet.

Bee warie, wheresoe're, thou bee
For, from deceit, no place is free.

05/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 150:

Hodie Mihi, Cras Tibi
Fert hodierna mihi lux, fors tibi crastina fatum,
Unus post alium, tandem discedimus omnes.

This Day, my Houre-glasse, forth is runne
Thy Torch, to Morrow, may bee done.

05/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 151:

Non Inferiora Secutus
Respice, mens; sursum non inferiora secutus,
Caelestis quaeram lumina iustitiae.

Whil'st I, the Sunne's bright Face may view
I will no meaner Light pursue.

06/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 152:

In Manu Domini Omnes Sunt Fines Terrae
In Domini stat cardo manu, quo vertitur orbis,
Et digitis fines continet ipse suis.

The Earth is God's, and in his Hands
Are all the Corners of the Lands.

06/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 153:

Quod Non Es, Ne Videare Cave
Stultitia e gremio fatuorum prominet ultro,
At tu quod non es, ne videare cave.

By seeming other than thou art
Thou dost performe a foolish part.

06/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 154:

Festinat Decurrere
Festinat celeri lapsu decurrere vita,
Et certam praesens vix habet hora fidem.

Pursue thy Workes, without delay
For, thy short houres runne fast away.

06/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 155:

Abrumpam
Omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo,
Quod Deus abrumpet cum volet, esto pius.

Repent, or God will breake the thread
By which, thy doome hangs o're thy head.

06/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 156:

Hinc Dolor Inde Fuga
Sunt infixa mihi Domini tela Omnipotentis,
Pectoribus nostris hinc dolor, inde fuga.

When woe is in our selves begun
Then, whither from it, can wee run?

06/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 157:

Captivum Impune Lacessunt
Ecce catum mures captivum impune lacessunt,
Causa quibus mortis plurima, liber, erat.

When Magistrates confined are
They revell, who were kept in feare.

06/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 158:

Restat De Victore Orientis
O homo, cur cumulas nummos? Hoc ille reliquit,
Qui totum superans rex orientis erat.

Loe, heere is all, that hee possest
Which once was Victor of the East.

06/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 159:

Insperata Floruit
Insperata Dei iussu, mox floruit, atque
Maturos fructus, arida virga, tulit.

When Hopes, quite frustrate were become
The Wither'd-branch did freshly bloome.

06/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 160:

Nescit Labi Virtus
Ipsa suis opibus contra omnes fulta ruinas,
Virtus, non ullo labitur, alma, loco.

True Vertue, whatsoere betides
In all extreames, unmoov'd abides.

06/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 161:

Hodie Sic Vertitur Orbis
Quid mirum, cancri mundum consistere tergo,
Sic hodie quoniam vertitur orbis iter.

The motion of the World, this day
Is mov'd the quite contrarie way.

06/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 162:

Vis Nescia Vinci
Hostibus adversis concors vis nescia vinci,
Pugnat coniunctis viribus, ac animis.

Invincibilitie is there
Where Order, Strength, and Vnion are.

06/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 163:

Quo Fata Trahunt
Quid facias? Quo Fata trahunt retrahuntque, sequendum est,
Illa etiam invitos vis rapit; ergo, sequor.

When thou art shipwrackt in Estate
Submit with patience, unto Fate.

06/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 164:

ΟΙΚΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΣ, ΟΙΚΟΣ ΑΡΙΣΤΟΣ
[versus latini desunt]
The best, and fairest House, to mee
Is that, where best I love to bee.

06/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 165:

Deus Dat Cui Vult
Imperium divina manus dat cui libet, illud
Non est humanae tradere sortis opus.

The King, his pow'r from God receives
For, hee alone the Scepter gives.

06/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 166:

Indignum Fortuna Fovet
Indignum Fortuna fovet, stultissima porcum,
Et mendicantes negligit Aonidas.

Her favours, Fortune, oft imparts
To those that are of no deserts.

06/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 167:

Stultorum Adiumenta Nocumenta
Anseribus fatuus constringit colla, per amnem
Dum vadit; hoc stulti more iuvando nocent.

The best good-turnes that Fooles can doe us
Proove disadvantages unto us.

06/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 168:

Te Stante, Virebo
Auxiliis suffulta tuis te stante virebo,
Donec eris felix, integra semper ero.

Though weaknesse unto mee belong
In my Supporter, I am strong.

06/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 169:

Ferio
Et pueros ferio et teneras, mea regna, puellas:
Saevus amor dicor; me metuunt superi.

Be wary, whosoe're thou be
For, from Loves arrowes, none are free.

06/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 170:

Quocumque Ferar
Non refert quocumque ferar; ferar unus et idem,
Cum similis semper totus ubique mihi.

On whether side soe're I am
I, still, appeare to bee the same.

06/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 171:

Bella In Vista, Dentro Trista
[versus latini desunt]
Deformitie, within may bee
Where outward Beauties we doe see.

06/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 172:

En Dextra Fidesque
Ne fratri frater diffide; en dextra fidesque:
Haec tibi sint firmae pignus amicitiae.

My Hand and Heart, in one agree
What can you more desire of mee?

06/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 173:

Varium et Mutabile Semper
Linguae nulla fides, varium et mutabile semper
Femina, sive gravis, sive ea causa levis.

No Emblem, can at full declare
How fickle, Minds-unconstant are.

06/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 174:

Gaudet Patientia Duris
Sorte sub adversa, gaudet patientia duris,
Et capit ex ipsis, solatia commoda, damnis.

Hee that enjoyes a patient Minde
Can Pleasures in Afflictions finde.

06/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 175:

Sic Spectanda Fides
Obryzum explorat ceu Lydia gemma metallum,
Sic etiam in dubia est sorte probanda fides.

All is not Gold, which makes a show
But, what the Touchstone findeth so.

06/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 176:

Non Semper Arcum Tendit
Interdum ad cytharae cantans agit otia nervos,
Non arcum semper tendit Apollo suum.

Apollo shoots not ev'ry day
But, sometime on his Harpe doth play.

06/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 177:

Vive Memor Lethi; Fugit Hora
Vive memor lethi; fugit hora; memento salutis
Dum licet et vitam, ceu moriturus, age.

Live, ever mindfull of thy dying
For, Time is alwayes from thee flying.

06/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 178:

Mediis Tranquillus In Undis
Halcyon in mediis tranquillus construit undis
Nidum, praesidio tutus ubique Dei.

In ev'ry Storme, hee standeth fast
Whose dwelling, on the Rocke is plac'd.

06/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 179:

Bona Fide
Vir bonus in miseris succurrit rebus amico,
Atque bona, servat foedera sancta, fide.

That's Friendship, and true-love, indeed
Which firme abides, in time of need.

06/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 180:

Pacisque Bonus Bellique Minister
Est gladius pacisque bonus, bellique minister,
Hostibus, et miseris res metuenda reis.

The Sword hath place, till War doth cease
And, usefull is, in time of Peace.

06/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 181:

Par Sit Fortuna Labori
Praemia Virtuti, et par sit Fortuna labori:
Ulterius gratis paenitet esse probum.

A Fortune is ordain'd for thee
According as thy Labours hee.

07/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 182:

Post Nubila, Phoebus
Post pluvias formosa dies, post nubila Phoebus,
Post lacrimas tandem laetior hora venit.

Let none in troublous times repine
For, after Stormes, the Sun will shine.

07/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 183:

Omnis Victoria A Domino
Vincere vis? Summi est victoria regis ab illo
Qui petit, et pugnat cum prece, victor erit.

For whatsoever, Man doth strive
The Conquest, God alone, doth give.

07/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 184:

Ne Quid Nimis
Angustum quicquid superest, vas respuit, ergo
Infundas ne quid forte caveto nimis.

Since overmuch, will over-fill
Powre out enough; but doe not spill.

07/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 185:

Per Angusta Ad Augusta
Angustis, augusta, viis petit ardua Virtus,
Non datur, ad caelum currere lata via.

They passe through many stormes, and streights
Who rise to any glorious heights.

07/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 186:

Fiducia Concors
Quod petet, omne feret, Christum, fiducia concors,
Nil populo, Dominus denegat ille, suo.

God, ever will bee present, there
Where, of one Faith, and Mind they are.

07/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 187:

Pro Me Si Mereor In Me
Hoc pro me pugna, sed si meruisse videbor,
In me; sic ducibus, rex ait, ense dato.

Protect mee, if I worhty bee
If I demerit, punish mee.

07/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 188:

Hac Atque Illac Perfluit
Pertusum meretrix vas est quod perfluit omni
Parte, nec arcanum nec Venerem retinet.

The Tongue, which every secret speakes
Is like a Barrell full of leakes.

07/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 189:

Utcumque
Qua quimus, qua parte licet constringimus anguem
Utcumque hoc, fugiens sors retinenda, modo est.

How ever thou the Viper take.
A dang'rous hazzard thou dost make.

07/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 190:

Fata Obstant
Obstant (quid faciam?) pulchris, fata invida, coeptis
Ut nequeam cursum continuare meum.

The gaining of a rich Estate
Seemes, many times, restrain'd by Fate.

07/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 191:

Ut Ne Quid Dedeceat
Ne quid dedeceat, facto caveamus in omni,
Apta rei caput est, tempora nosse, suae.

In all thine Actions, have a care
That no unseemlinesse appeare.

07/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 192:

Non Nobis
Ut vos, non vobis, canitis bona carmina, vates,
Sic nos non nobis mellificamus apes.

Wee, bring the Hony to the Hive
But, others, by our labours thrive.

07/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 193:

Astra Deus Regit
Te Deus et genii, stellae, ratioque gubernant,
Namque regit genios, et regit astra Deus.

God, by their Names, the Stars doth call
And, hee is Ruler of them all.

07/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 194:

Furor Fit Laesa Saepius Patientia
Saepe furor fit laesa nimis patientia, noli
Qui te non laedunt, laedere saepe bonos.

Who, Patience tempts, beyond her strength
Will make it Fury, at the length.

07/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 195:

Caecus Nil Luce Iuvatur
Caecus nil facibus nil lychni luce iuvatur
Nec videt in media noctua stulta die.

Hee that is blind, will nothing see
What light soe're about him bee.

07/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 196:

Inter Utrumque Volat
Inter utrumque volat, dubiis victoria pennis,
hic modo victor ait, mox ait alter, erit.

None knowes, untill the Fight be past
Who shall bee Victor, at the last.

07/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 197:

Si Deus Voluerit
Si Deus ille volet, qui vitam dat mihi, vita
Quo se sustentet, sat mihi panis erit.

Why should I feare the want of Bread?
If God so please, I shall bee fed.

07/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 198:

Omnis Caro Faenum
Omnis homo faenum, quod mane virescit et aret
Discendente die, crescit ut intereat.

All Flesh, is like the wither'd Hay
And, so it strings, and fades away.

07/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 199:

Perit Quod Elapsum Est
Continuo fugit hora, perit de tempore quantum
Elapsum est parcus temporis esto tui.

Make use of Time, that's comming on
For, that is perish'd, which is gone.

07/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 200:

Perseveranti Dabitur
Serta feret, Domino si ad finem, subditus usque
Quis perseveret, ultimum.

The Garland, He alone shall weare
Who, to the Goale, doth persevere.

07/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 1:

Cetera Mortis Erunt; Vivitur Ingenio
Disce bonas artes, et opes contemne caducas.
Vivitur ingenio; cetera mortis erunt.

By Knowledge onely, Life wee gaine,
All other things to Death pertaine.

07/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 2:

Constans Sapientia
Omne malum exsuperat constans sapientia, mortem
Spernit, et adversa sorte tonante viget.

The Man that hath true Wisdome got,
Continues firme, and wavers not.

07/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 5:

Labore Virtus, Virtute Gloria Paratur
Saepe labore fuit Virtus, Virtute parata
Gloria, non alio concilianda modo.

By Labour, Vertue may be gain'd;
By Vertue, Glorie is attain'd.

07/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 6:

Non Obest Virtuti Sors
Virtuti sors nulla nocet; volat aurea Virtus
Ultra Helicendum; sors perfida versat humum.

Though Fortune prove true Vertues Foe,
It cannot worke her Overthrowe.

07/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 7:

Non Sceptro, Sed Plectro Ducitur
Non sceptro virgo sed plectro ducitur; aurum
Spernit amor; Venerem musica blanda movet.

A fickle Woman wanton growne,
Preferres a Crowd, before a Crowne.

07/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 8:

In Hunc Intuens Pius Esto
Esse pius cupis: hunc saltem adspice, qui fuit olim
Tu quod es, et quod eris mox erit ipse cinis.

This Ragge of Death, which thou shalt see,
Consider it; And Pious bee.

07/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 9:

In Nocte Consilium
Consilium in tenebris capias et nocte profunda:
Humanis obstat sensibus alma dies.

Before thou bring thy Workes to Light,
Consider on them, in the Night.

07/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 10:

Spernit Pericula Virtus
Non adversa timet spernitque pericula Virtus;
Illa vel in medio nescit obire mari.

An Innocent no Danger feares,
How great soever it appeares.

07/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 11:

Lente Sed Attente
Lente equidem tamen attente gradior; mora nulla est;
Si modo sat bene quo vis, cito sat venies.

When thou a Dangerous-Way dost goe,
Walke surely, though thy pace be slowe.

07/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 13:

Remigio Ventisque Secundis
Navigo remigio felix ventisque secundis,
Sic bene perficiam, quod bene coepit, iter.

To him a happy Lot befalls
That hath a Ship, and prosp'rous Gales.

07/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 14:

Quo Me Vertam Nescio
Nescio quo vertam mentem; vocat ardua Virtus
Huc, illuc Venus et splendida luxuries.

When Vice and Vertue Youth shall wooe,
Tis hard to say, which may 'twill goe.

07/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 15:

Dum Nutrio Consumor
Consumor miserum, flammas dum nutrio, lignum,
Officium in damno est: nil bene facta iuvant.

I pine, that others may not perish,
And waste my Selfe, their Life to cherish.

08/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 16:

Concussus Surgo
Concussus surgo: casus me tollit in altum,
Plaudit ut in mediis mens cruce pressa malis.

When to suppresse us, Men intend,
They make us higher to ascend.

08/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 17:

Dum Extendar
Dum extendar, duros ictus tot perfero; nomen
ob clarum cur quis ferre recuset idem?

Till God hath wrought us to his Will,
The Hammer we shall suffer still.

08/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 18:

Matura
Matura: mora longa nocet; spes omnis in alis;
Instat qui te vult prendere, papilio.

From thence, where Nets and Snares are layd,
Make-hast; lest els you be betray'd.

08/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 19:

Ad Scopum Licet Aegre et Frustra
Volve, scopum donec, licet aegre, attingere possis;
Et frustra, molem volve, revolve tamen.

A Foole, in Folly taketh Paine,
Although he labour still in vaine.

08/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 20:

Transeat
Perfer et obdura: tempestas transeat olim,
Fulgebit puro laetior axe dies.

A Sive, of shelter maketh show;
But ev'ry Storme will through it goe.

08/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 21:

Mors Vitae Initium
Grana velut putrefacta novas meditantur aristas;
Sic vitae mors est haec quoque principium.

Death is no Losse, but rather, Gaine;
For wee by Dying, Life attaine.

08/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 22:

Quid Si Sic
Quid si sic? forsan cubito sim longior, heuheu.
Non ars Naturae, corrigit, ingenium.

Though he endeavour all he can,
An Ape, will never be a Man.

08/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 23:

Patior Ut Potiar
Ut potiar, patior stimulos pro melle; dolores
Mille, ut mille feram pectore delicias.

By Paine, on Pleasures we doe seize;
And, we by Suff'rance, purchase Ease.

08/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 24:

Consequitur Quodcumque Petit
Consequitur quodcumque petit Dictynna sagittis,
Et mens consequitur quod pia cumque petit.

Who by good Meanes, good things would gaine,
Shall never seeke, nor aske in vaine.

08/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 25:

Non Quam Crebro Sed Quam Bene
Non tu quam crebro iaculeris, quam bene refert;
Contingat metam, missa sagitta, suam.

Oft Shooting, doth not Archers make;
But, hitting right the Marke they take.

08/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 26:

Durabo
Durabo, et quondam res exspectabo secundas,
Quamvis nunc male sit, non male semper erit.

With Patience, I the Storme sustaine;
For, Sun-shine still doth follow Raine.

08/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 27:

Ubi Helena, Ibi Troia
Certe ubi Tyndaris est, ibi Troia; ubi bella puella
Bella movet telis aemula turba est suis.

Where Hellen is, there, will be Warre;
For, Death and Lust, Companions are.

08/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 29:

Non Uno Sternitur Ictu
Nitere in adversis, non uno sternitur ictu,
Quae longo e dura tempore crevit humo.

By many Strokes, that Worke is done,
Which cannot be perform'd at One.

08/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 31:

Sapiens Dominabitur Astris
Astra regunt homines; sapiens dominabitur astris
Et poterit notis cautior esse malis.

Hee, over all the Starres doth raigne,
That unto Wisdome can attaine.

08/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 32:

Ex Utroque Caesar
Artibus ac armis: ab utrisque ego Caesar in orbe
Dicor; erunt artes armaque noster amor.

A Princes most ennobling Parts,
Are Skill in Armes, and Love to Arts.

08/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 33:

Persequar Exstinctum
Persequar extinctum te, O Pyrame; qui tua laesit
Viscera mucro, iecur transeat ille meum.

True-Lovers Lives, in one Heart lye,
Both Live, or both together Dye.

08/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 34:

Flammescit Uterque
Vero ardore pari face cum flammescit uterque
Is dici meruit non simulatus amor.

When Two agree in their Desire,
One Sparke will set them both on Fire.

08/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 35:

Posteritati
Non mihi condo nemus, sed gratus posteritati
Quod dederant atavi reddere constitui

He that delights to Plant and Set,
Makes After-Ages in his Debt.

08/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 36:

Nil Penna, Sed Usus
En struthum nil penna iuvat, quod nesciat uti:
Non penna est scribas quae facit, usus erit.

To Have, and not to Vse the same;
Is not our Glory, but our Shame.

08/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 37:

Dum Clavum Rectum Teneam
Dum clavum rectum teneam, navimque gubernem,
Uni committam cetera cuncta Deo.

He, that his Course directly Steeres,
Nor Stormes, nor Windy-Censures feares.

08/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 38:

Si Sciens Fallo
Si te fallo sciens, feriat me Iupiter ultor,
Dicebat pangens foedera Roma vetus.

A sudden Death, with Shame, is due
To him, that, sweares What is untrue.

08/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 39:

Speque Metuque Pavet
Speque metuque pavet callido cor amore perustum;
Spes est sollicito plena timore Venus.

Where strong Desires are entertain'd,
The Heart 'twixt Hope, and Feare, is pain'd.

08/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 41:

Puris Manibus
Ad divos manibus puris adeunto, fideli
Pectore, quo possint pondus habere preces.

Let him, that at Gods Altar stands,
In Innocencie, wash his Hands.

08/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 42:

Lingua Quo Tendis
Garrula, quo tendis? Quo te furor, impia lingua,
abripit? Ah, presso, disce tacere, labro.

No Heart can thinke, to what strange ends,
The Tongues unruely Motion tends.

08/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 44:

Flavescent
Flavescent segetes cum sol volet; mala iusto
In melius rediget tempore longa dies.

Those Fields, which yet appeare not so,
When Harvest comes, will yellow grow.

08/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 45:

Finis Ab Origine Pendet
Nascentes morimur; finisque ab origine pendet;
De vita ad mortem mors rediviva trahit.

As soone, as wee to bee, begunne;
We did beginne, to be Vndone.

08/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 46:

Tandem Fit Arbor
Exiguus tandem grandis fit surculus arbor;
abiectusque puer saepe peritus homo.

Though very small, at first, it be,
A Sprout, at length, becomes a Tree.

08/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 47:

Superata Cruce Coronor
Rebus in adversis superata sorte coronor:
Sic sapiens patiens sub cruce laetus ovat.

When we above the Crosse can rise,
A Crowne, for us, prepared lies.

08/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 48:

Mors Sceptra Ligonibus Aequat
Pallida mors aequo pede sceptra ligonibus aequat,
Et regum ante aulas pulsat, et ante casam.

In Death, no Difference is made,
Betweene the Scepter, and the Spade.

08/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 49:

Paulatim, Non Impetu
Paulatim leni decurrit arenula lapsu
Non impetu delabitur.

What cannot be by Force attain'd,
By Leisure, and Degrees, is gain'd.

08/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 50:

De Parvis Grandis Acervus Erit
Add parum parvo, parvo superadde pusillum,
Tandem de parvis grandis acervus erit.

Of Little-Gaines, let Care be had;
For, of small Eares, great Mowes are made.

09/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 51:

Nequeo Compescere Multos
Perfero; quid faciam? Nequeo compescere multos;
Si vis cedendo vincere, disce pati.

We best shall quiet clamorous Thronges
When, we our selves, can rule our Tongues.

09/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 52:

Ingenii Largitor Venter
Me docet ingenii venter largitor et artis,
Calculus impositus quod bene trudat aquam.

When wee by Hunger, VVisdome gaine
Our Guts, are wiser then our Braine.

09/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 53:

Musica, Serva Dei
Musica, serva Dei, nobis haec otia fecit:
Illa potest homines, illa movere Deum.

Though Musicke be of some abhor'd
She, is the Handmaid of the Lord.

09/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 55:

Consensu Populi Regnum Subsistit
Consensu populi regnum subsistit, et urbes
Pace vigent, cives si bene conveniant.

That Kingdome will establish'd bee
Wherein the People well agree.

09/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 56:

Qui Me Alit, Me Extinguit
Qui me alit, extinguit; qui me fovet et movet, ille,
Cum minime credo, me necat, hostis amor.

From that, by which I somewhat am
The Cause of my Destruction came.

09/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 58:

Post Tentationem, Consolatio
Languescunt flores radiis solaribus usti;
Per pluvias soliti tollere sponte caput.

When wee have greatest Griefes and Feares
Then, Consolation sweet'st appeares.

09/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 59:

Pro Gallinis
Ut pro gallinis, victoriae amore, salaces,
Non praedae, galli bella cruenta movent.

To brawle for Gaine, the Cocke doth sleight
But, for his Females, he will fight.

09/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 61:

In Silentio Et Spe
Ornant mortales taciturna silentia sanctos;
Spes silet exspectans, danda brabea piis.

They that in Hope, and Silence, live
The best Contentment, may atchive.

09/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 64:

Cosi Di Ben Amar Porto Tormento
Musca velut sequitur flammam ac sese iniicit igni,
Sic Veneris telis laeta iuventa perit.

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09/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 66:

Regni Corona Rex
Qui scit honore bonos cumulare, et plectere sontes,
Rex erit is regni, vera corona, sui.

A King, that prudently Commands
Becomes the glory of his Lands.

09/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 67:

Studio Et Vigilantia
Qui vigili studio sapientem scripta volutat,
Hic dici doctus, cur mereatur, habet.

By Studie, and by Watchfulnesse
The Jemme of Knowledge, we possesse.

09/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 68:

Arte Et Marte
Sunt duo qui faciunt ut rex in honore sit: Ars Mars;
Gloria ab arte venit, gloria Marte venit.

When Mars, and Pallas, doe agree
Great workes, by them, effected bee.

09/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 70:

Amor Docet Musicam
Oblectant animos cytharae, cantusque, lyraeque;
Musica blandus amor plectra movere docet.

Love, a Musician is profest
And, of all Musicke, is the best.

09/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 71:

Non Te Sed Nummos
Non te, sed nummos, turpissima bestia sponsus,
Crede mihi, qui te tum bene tractat, amat.

Thy seeming-Lover, false will bee
And, love thy Money, more than Thee.

09/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 73:

Humana Fumus
Pulvis et umbra sumus; pulvis nihil est nisi fumus,
Sed nihil est fumus; nos nihil ergo sumus.

Hee, that on Earthly-things, doth trust
Dependeth, upon Smoake, and Dust.

09/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 74:

Omnia Mea Mecum Porto
Porto domumque meam mecum meaque omnia; multis
Regibus hoc ipso ditior et potior.

I beare, about mee, all my store
And, yet, a King enjoyes not more.

09/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 75:

Tamen Discam
Et licet in tumbam pes decidat alter et alter
Vivat adhuc studiis invigilabo tamen.

To Learning, J a love should have
Although one foot were in the Grave.

09/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 76:

Virtuti Fortuna Comes
Virtuti Fortuna comes, sudore paratur,
Fructus honos oneris, fructus honoris onus.

Good-fortune, will by those abide
In whom, True-vertue doth reside.

09/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 78:

Ex Bello Pax
Ex bello pax alma venit, quam poscimus omnes;
In galeis condit, pax veneranda, favos.

The Bees, will in an Helmet breed
And, Peace, doth after Warre, succeed.

09/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 79:

Cor Rectum Inquirit Scientiam
Nosse Deum, metuisse Deum, sapientia summa est,
Quaerere cor rectum hanc, nocte dieque solet.

The Heart of him, that is upright
In Heavenly-knowledge, takes delight.

09/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 81:

Pueros Castigo Virosque
Discipulos ut virga novos, sic virgo maritos
Castigat; pueros haec domat, illa viros.

Behold, you may, the Picture, here
Of what, keepes Man, and Childe, in feare.

09/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 82:

Vita Mortalium Vigilia
Vana velut nil sunt vigilatae insomnia noctis;
Sic spatium est, quod in hoc vivimus orbe, nihil.

Death's one long-Sleepe; and, Life's no more
But one short-Watch, an houre before.

09/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 83:

Manet Immutabile Fatum
Legibus aeternis, manet immutabile fatum,
Non plus fata tamen, quam pia vota, valent.

What ever God did fore-decree
Shall, without faile, fulfilled be.

09/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 84:

Deterius Formido
Carcere clausa meo, formido vulturis ungues;
Duplex poena premit me, satis una foret.

My Fortune, I had rather beare
Then come, where greater perills are.

09/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 85:

Adversis Clarius Ardet
Inconcussa manens, adversis clarius ardet,
Et duplicat vires ignibus Aetna novis.

The more contrary Windes doe blow
The greater Vertues praise will grow.

09/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 86:

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Cernite mortales, sic transit gloria mundi,
Noster honor cinis, et pulveris umbra sumus.

Even as the Smoke doth passe away
So, shall all Worldly-pompe decay.

09/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 88:

Suum Cuique Tribue
Cuique suum tribuat, poenas vel praemia, iudex,
lance pari ac aequis omnia ponderibus.

False Weights, with Measures false eschew
And, give to ev'ry man, their Due.

09/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 91:

Viribus Iungenda Sapientia
Viribus est iungenda modis sapientia cunctis;
uti qui nescit robore, saepe cadit.

When great Attempts are undergone
Ioyne Strength and Wisedome, both in one.

09/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 93:

Recto Cursu
Culmen ad Aeonidum recto contendere cursu
Fert animus Pindi saxa per et tribulos.

No passage can divert the Course
Of Pegasus, the Muses Horse.

09/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 94:

Spes Alit Agricolas
Spes alit agricolas messis Dea certa futurae,
illa iubet fidae credere semen humo.

The Husbandman, doth sowthe Seeds
And, then, on Hope, till Harvest, feeds.

10/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 96:

Tribulatio Ditat
Tribulat atque quatit segetes, ditescere sperans,
Rusticus, et nobis crux bene nostra facit.

Affliction, doth to many adde
More value, then, before, they had.

10/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 97:

Victrix Fortunae Sapientia
Victrix Fortunae, Sapientia sancta tonantis
Durat et, exsuperans cuncta pericla, viget.

Though Fortune, hath a powerfull Name
Yet, Vertue overcomes the same.

10/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 98:

Aut Mors Aut Vita Decora
Alterutrum optandum est aut mors aut vita decora;
Turpe fuga vitam quaerere: malo mori.

A Life, with good-repute, Jle have
Or, winne an honourable Grave.

10/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 99:

Donec Totum Impleat Orbem
Augescit, donec totum luna impleat orbem;
Gallorum talis gloria regis erat.

Shee shall increase in glory, still
Vntill her light, the world, doth fill.

10/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 100:

Virtus Lorica Fidelis
Rebus in adversis, Virtus lorica fidelis,
Negligit ambiguae tela maligna Deae.

True Vertue is a Coat of Maile
'Gainst which, no Weapons can prevaile.

10/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 101:

Si Recte Facies
Si recte facies te certa corona manebit
Danda bonis, tandem danda corona piis.

If well thou dost, and well intend
Thou shalt be crowned, in the end.

10/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 102:

Superat Sollertia Vires
Nautarum vires sollertia cauta sciuri
Vincit, et in ligni cortice nare docet.

A little Wit, may stand in stead
When Strength doth faile, in time of need.

10/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 103:

Non Sine Causa
Non frustra gladium princeps gerit, aut sine causa,
Sed facit officium, praecipiente Deo.

To Kings, both Sword and Mace pertaine
And, these they doe not beare in vaine.

10/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 104:

Pando Recondita
Omnia luminibus perlustro, recondita pando;
Me nihil incauto, callide Munde, facis.

He, that concealed things will finde
Must looke before him, and behinde.

10/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 105:

Virtute Duce, Comite Fortuna
Sit Fortuna comes, Virtus dux inclyta facti,
Non labor in Domino, noster inanis erit.

Good Fortune will with him abide
That hath true Vertue, for his guide.

10/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 106:

Florebo, Prospiciente Deo
Solis ad adspectum, veluti rosa verna virescit
Sic ego florebo, prospiciente Deo.

When prosperous our Affaires doe growe
God's Grace it is, that makes themso.

10/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 107:

Fac et Spera
Subditus esto Deo, mandato munere fungens,
Et spera in miseris, et pete, rebus opem.

If thou thy Duties truely doe
Of thy Reward, be hopefull too.

10/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 108:

Rerum Sapientia Custos
Optima gestarum rerum, sapientia custos,
Aeternis condens, fortia facta, libris.

By Wisedome, things which passe away
Are best preserved from decay.

10/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 109:

Labore Et Constantia
Omnia perficies constante labore, nec ullum
Difficile est, illi qui bene pergit, opus.

Good Hopes, we best accomplish may
By lab'ring in a constant-Way.

10/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 110:

Evertit Et Aequat
Sic Deus interdum magnos evertit, ut aequet
Sorte illos miseris qui sine honore iacent.

Ere thou a fruitfull-Cropp shalt see
Thy ground must plough'd and harro'wd be.

10/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 111:

Scientia Immutabilis
Turpe est, cum sapiens cunctas mutatur in horas:
Constantes fortes, nam decet esse viros.

True Knowledge is a constant Friend
Whose Friendship, never shall have end.

10/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 112:

Virtute Ac Studio Per Orbem Fama Perpetua Comparatur
Virtus ac studium causa est, quod in orbe, per omne
Aevum, perpetuo gloria nostra viret.

By Studiousnesse, in Vertue's waies
Men gaine an universall-praise.

10/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 113:

Noli Altum Sapere
Noli altum sapere, et plus quam mortalia fas est
Pectora; nam sapere, non nimium sapere est.

Above thy Knowledge, doe not rise
But, with Sobrietie, be wise.

10/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 114:

Tractant Fabrilia Fabri
Carmen opus nostrum est, tractant fabrilia fabri,
Quisque suum solita tempus in arte locat.

When each man keepes unto his Trade
Then, all things better will be made.

10/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 115:

Non Dormit Qui Custodit
Detinet hunc non alta quies similisque sapori,
Qui vigili, nostras res, ratione, regit.

A Shepherd carefull of the Sheepe
At all times, faithfull Watch doth keepe.

10/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 116:

In Spe Et Labore Transigo Vitam
Spes me alit atque labor, miseram sic transigo vitam;
Non nisi in aeterna est pace beata quies.

Our Dayes, untill our Life hath end
In Labours, and in Hopes, wee spend.

10/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 118:

Transitus Celer Est Et Avolamus
Transitus hinc celer est, subitoque volare videmur
Caelestem in patriam, ad gaudia sancta poli.

Where er'e we dwell, the Heav'ns are neere
Let us but fly, and wee are there.

10/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 119:

Pedetentim
Per glaciem cautus pedetentim transeo, lente
Qui properat, tarde qui sapit, ille sapit.

His Pace, must wary be, and slow
That hath a Slippery-way to goe.

10/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 120:

Pro Lege Et Pro Grege
Dux, vitam, bonus, et pro lege, et pro grege ponit,
Haec veluti pullos sanguine spargit avis.

Our Pelican, by bleeding, thus
Fulfill'd the Law, and cured Vs.

10/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 121:

Discite Iustitiam
Discite iustitiam moniti et non temnere regem,
Qui longas tendit, per loca cuncta, manus.

Bee Iust; for, neither Sea nor Land
Shall hide thee from the Royall-hand.

10/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 122:

Non Est Mortale Quod Opto
Munde immunde vale, non est mortale quod opto,
Sidera, sublimi vertice summa petam.

Take wing, my Soule, and mount up higher
For, Earth, fulfills not my Desire.

10/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 123:

In Se Sua Per Vestigia Volvitur
Sic in se, sua per vestigia, volvitur annus,
Motibus aeternis tempora continuans.

Through many spaces, Time doth run
And, endeth, where it first begun.

10/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 124:

Nulla Dies Sine Linea
Nulla dies abeat, qin linea ducta sit, usus
Solus erit, magnos qui facit artifices.

Each Day a Line, small tasks appeares
Yet, much it makes in threescore Yeares.

10/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 125:

Ad Regis Nutus
Ad regis nutus, procerum se vertere turba
Adsolet, et sequitur principis aula animum.

Our outward Hopes will take effect
According to the King's aspect.

10/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 127:

Concedo Nulli
Numen agro positum, fines ego terminus agri,
Concedo nulli, cuique suum tribuens.

I was erected for a Bound
And I resolve to stand my ground.

10/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 128:

Manus Manum Lavat
Sic bene conveniunt, caro cum coniuge coniux,
Cum manus una, manum proluit alterius.

Where Lovers fitly matched be
In mutuall-duties, they agree.

11/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 130:

Non Quam Formosa Sed Quam Recta
Non quam formosa at quam sim modo recta requirit,
Qui res ad normam, cum ratione, locat.

Faire-shewes, we should not so much heed
As the Vprightnesse of the Deed.

11/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 131:

Aliis Inserviendo Consumor
Ut candela perit, nobis dum lumina praestat:
Dux ita, subiectos dum fovet, ipse cadit.

My Substance, and my Light, are spent
In seeking other mens content.

11/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 132:

Ditat Servata Fides
Ut praestes videas, si quid promittis amico,
Nam servata fides ditat et auget opes.

The safest Riches, hee shall gaine
Who alwayes Faithfull doth remaine.

11/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 133:

Fures Privati In Nervo, Publici In Auro
Publica qui rapiunt fures, vincla aurea gestant,
Proh pudor, in nervo est qui bona priva tulit.

Poore-Theeves, in Halters, we behold
And, great-Theeves, in their Chaines of gold.

11/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 134:

Memento Mori
Res est plena boni sanctae meditatio mortis;
Dum sinit haec igitur vita, memento mori.

Whil'st thou dost, here, injoy thy breath
Continue mindfull of thy Death.

11/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 135:

Serva Modum
Mens servare modum, rebus sufflata secundis,
Nescit et affectus frena tenere sui.

Doe not the golden Meane, exceed
In Word, in Passion, nor in Deed.

11/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 136:

Fulcrum Tutissimum
Quem manus alma Dei fulcit, tutissimus ille est,
Nec facile Satanae frangitur insidiis.

Wee then have got the surest prop
When God, alone, becomes our Hope.

11/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 137:

Virtus Inexpugnabilis
Ictibus invidiae, Virtus invicta resistit,
Mallens ut firmum nil adamanta movet.

True Vertue, firme, will alwayes bide
By whatsoever suffrings tride.

11/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 138:

Veritas Premitur Non Opprimitur
Saepe equidem pressa at nondum oppressa inclyta veri
Diva fuit, dextra praeside tuta Dei.

Truth, oft oppressed, wee may see
But, quite supprest it cannot bee.

11/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 140:

Fortuna Ut Luna
Vultus Fortunae variatur imagine lunae:
Stare loco nescit, passibus ambiguis.

Vncertaine, Fortunes Favours, bee
And, as the Moone, so changeth Shee.

11/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 142:

Paupertate Premor, Sublevor Ingenio
Ut me pluma levat, sic sarcina praegravat ingens:
Paupertate premor, sublevor ingenio.

My Wit got Wings and, high had flowne.
But, Povertie did keepe mee downe.

11/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 143:

Virtus Unita Fortior
Fortior unita est Virtus; concordia firmat
Omnia, quae discors dissipat invidia.

A Mischiefe, hardly can be done
Where many-pow'rs are knit in one.

11/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 145:

Concordia Insuperabilis
Concordes superare potest vis nulla, nec ullus
Disrumpet fidae foedus amicitiae.

Where many-Forces joyned are
Vnconquerable-pow'r, is there.

11/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 146:

In Manu Dei Cor Regis
Regum corda manu Deus omnipotente gubernat,
Ut mundum auxilio consilioque iuvent.

The Hearts of Kings are in God's Hands
And, as He lifts, He Them commands.

11/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 147:

Celata Virtus Ignavia Est
Paulum sepultae distat inertiae
Celata Virtus.

A Vertue hidden, or not us'd
Is either Sloth, or Grace abus'd.

11/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 148:

Redibo Plenior
Luna redit semper, sed lumine plenior aucto,
Praeda rex, victo, plenior, hoste, redit.

The Moone, which is decreasing now
When shee returnes, will fuller, grow.

11/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 149:

Nusquam Tuta Fides
Nusquam tuta fides: nec somnus tutus ab hoste;
Qui sapit, hic cautus, nocte dieque, pavet.

Bee warie, wheresoe're, thou bee
For, from deceit, no place is free.

11/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 150:

Hodie Mihi, Cras Tibi
Fert hodierna mihi lux, fors tibi crastina fatum,
Unus post alium, tandem discedimus omnes.

This Day, my Houre-glasse, forth is runne
Thy Torch, to Morrow, may bee done.

11/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 151:

Non Inferiora Secutus
Respice, mens; sursum non inferiora secutus,
Caelestis quaeram lumina iustitiae.

Whil'st I, the Sunne's bright Face may view
I will no meaner Light pursue.

11/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 152:

In Manu Domini Omnes Sunt Fines Terrae
In Domini stat cardo manu, quo vertitur orbis,
Et digitis fines continet ipse suis.

The Earth is God's, and in his Hands
Are all the Corners of the Lands.

11/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 153:

Quod Non Es, Ne Videare Cave
Stultitia e gremio fatuorum prominet ultro,
At tu quod non es, ne videare cave.

By seeming other than thou art
Thou dost performe a foolish part.

11/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 154:

Festinat Decurrere
Festinat celeri lapsu decurrere vita,
Et certam praesens vix habet hora fidem.

Pursue thy Workes, without delay
For, thy short houres runne fast away.

11/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 155:

Abrumpam
Omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo,
Quod Deus abrumpet cum volet, esto pius.

Repent, or God will breake the thread
By which, thy doome hangs o're thy head.

11/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 156:

Hinc Dolor Inde Fuga
Sunt infixa mihi Domini tela Omnipotentis,
Pectoribus nostris hinc dolor, inde fuga.

When woe is in our selves begun
Then, whither from it, can wee run?

11/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 157:

Captivum Impune Lacessunt
Ecce catum mures captivum impune lacessunt,
Causa quibus mortis plurima, liber, erat.

When Magistrates confined are
They revell, who were kept in feare.

11/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 158:

Restat De Victore Orientis
O homo, cur cumulas nummos? Hoc ille reliquit,
Qui totum superans rex orientis erat.

Loe, heere is all, that hee possest
Which once was Victor of the East.

11/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 159:

Insperata Floruit
Insperata Dei iussu, mox floruit, atque
Maturos fructus, arida virga, tulit.

When Hopes, quite frustrate were become
The Wither'd-branch did freshly bloome.

11/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 160:

Nescit Labi Virtus
Ipsa suis opibus contra omnes fulta ruinas,
Virtus, non ullo labitur, alma, loco.

True Vertue, whatsoere betides
In all extreames, unmoov'd abides.

11/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 161:

Hodie Sic Vertitur Orbis
Quid mirum, cancri mundum consistere tergo,
Sic hodie quoniam vertitur orbis iter.

The motion of the World, this day
Is mov'd the quite contrarie way.

11/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 162:

Vis Nescia Vinci
Hostibus adversis concors vis nescia vinci,
Pugnat coniunctis viribus, ac animis.

Invincibilitie is there
Where Order, Strength, and Vnion are.

12/01/yearRollenhagius/Wither 163:

Quo Fata Trahunt
Quid facias? Quo Fata trahunt retrahuntque, sequendum est,
Illa etiam invitos vis rapit; ergo, sequor.

When thou art shipwrackt in Estate
Submit with patience, unto Fate.

12/02/yearRollenhagius/Wither 165:

Deus Dat Cui Vult
Imperium divina manus dat cui libet, illud
Non est humanae tradere sortis opus.

The King, his pow'r from God receives
For, hee alone the Scepter gives.

12/03/yearRollenhagius/Wither 168:

Te Stante, Virebo
Auxiliis suffulta tuis te stante virebo,
Donec eris felix, integra semper ero.

Though weaknesse unto mee belong
In my Supporter, I am strong.

12/04/yearRollenhagius/Wither 169:

Ferio
Et pueros ferio et teneras, mea regna, puellas:
Saevus amor dicor; me metuunt superi.

Be wary, whosoe're thou be
For, from Loves arrowes, none are free.

12/05/yearRollenhagius/Wither 170:

Quocumque Ferar
Non refert quocumque ferar; ferar unus et idem,
Cum similis semper totus ubique mihi.

On whether side soe're I am
I, still, appeare to bee the same.

12/06/yearRollenhagius/Wither 172:

En Dextra Fidesque
Ne fratri frater diffide; en dextra fidesque:
Haec tibi sint firmae pignus amicitiae.

My Hand and Heart, in one agree
What can you more desire of mee?

12/07/yearRollenhagius/Wither 174:

Gaudet Patientia Duris
Sorte sub adversa, gaudet patientia duris,
Et capit ex ipsis, solatia commoda, damnis.

Hee that enjoyes a patient Minde
Can Pleasures in Afflictions finde.

12/08/yearRollenhagius/Wither 175:

Sic Spectanda Fides
Obryzum explorat ceu Lydia gemma metallum,
Sic etiam in dubia est sorte probanda fides.

All is not Gold, which makes a show
But, what the Touchstone findeth so.

12/09/yearRollenhagius/Wither 176:

Non Semper Arcum Tendit
Interdum ad cytharae cantans agit otia nervos,
Non arcum semper tendit Apollo suum.

Apollo shoots not ev'ry day
But, sometime on his Harpe doth play.

12/10/yearRollenhagius/Wither 177:

Vive Memor Lethi; Fugit Hora
Vive memor lethi; fugit hora; memento salutis
Dum licet et vitam, ceu moriturus, age.

Live, ever mindfull of thy dying
For, Time is alwayes from thee flying.

12/11/yearRollenhagius/Wither 178:

Mediis Tranquillus In Undis
Halcyon in mediis tranquillus construit undis
Nidum, praesidio tutus ubique Dei.

In ev'ry Storme, hee standeth fast
Whose dwelling, on the Rocke is plac'd.

12/12/yearRollenhagius/Wither 179:

Bona Fide
Vir bonus in miseris succurrit rebus amico,
Atque bona, servat foedera sancta, fide.

That's Friendship, and true-love, indeed
Which firme abides, in time of need.

12/13/yearRollenhagius/Wither 180:

Pacisque Bonus Bellique Minister
Est gladius pacisque bonus, bellique minister,
Hostibus, et miseris res metuenda reis.

The Sword hath place, till War doth cease
And, usefull is, in time of Peace.

12/14/yearRollenhagius/Wither 181:

Par Sit Fortuna Labori
Praemia Virtuti, et par sit Fortuna labori:
Ulterius gratis paenitet esse probum.

A Fortune is ordain'd for thee
According as thy Labours hee.

12/15/yearRollenhagius/Wither 182:

Post Nubila, Phoebus
Post pluvias formosa dies, post nubila Phoebus,
Post lacrimas tandem laetior hora venit.

Let none in troublous times repine
For, after Stormes, the Sun will shine.

12/16/yearRollenhagius/Wither 183:

Omnis Victoria A Domino
Vincere vis? Summi est victoria regis ab illo
Qui petit, et pugnat cum prece, victor erit.

For whatsoever, Man doth strive
The Conquest, God alone, doth give.

12/17/yearRollenhagius/Wither 184:

Ne Quid Nimis
Angustum quicquid superest, vas respuit, ergo
Infundas ne quid forte caveto nimis.

Since overmuch, will over-fill
Powre out enough; but doe not spill.

12/18/yearRollenhagius/Wither 185:

Per Angusta Ad Augusta
Angustis, augusta, viis petit ardua Virtus,
Non datur, ad caelum currere lata via.

They passe through many stormes, and streights
Who rise to any glorious heights.

12/19/yearRollenhagius/Wither 187:

Pro Me Si Mereor In Me
Hoc pro me pugna, sed si meruisse videbor,
In me; sic ducibus, rex ait, ense dato.

Protect mee, if I worhty bee
If I demerit, punish mee.

12/20/yearRollenhagius/Wither 189:

Utcumque
Qua quimus, qua parte licet constringimus anguem
Utcumque hoc, fugiens sors retinenda, modo est.

How ever thou the Viper take.
A dang'rous hazzard thou dost make.

12/21/yearRollenhagius/Wither 190:

Fata Obstant
Obstant (quid faciam?) pulchris, fata invida, coeptis
Ut nequeam cursum continuare meum.

The gaining of a rich Estate
Seemes, many times, restrain'd by Fate.

12/22/yearRollenhagius/Wither 191:

Ut Ne Quid Dedeceat
Ne quid dedeceat, facto caveamus in omni,
Apta rei caput est, tempora nosse, suae.

In all thine Actions, have a care
That no unseemlinesse appeare.

12/23/yearRollenhagius/Wither 192:

Non Nobis
Ut vos, non vobis, canitis bona carmina, vates,
Sic nos non nobis mellificamus apes.

Wee, bring the Hony to the Hive
But, others, by our labours thrive.

12/24/yearRollenhagius/Wither 193:

Astra Deus Regit
Te Deus et genii, stellae, ratioque gubernant,
Namque regit genios, et regit astra Deus.

God, by their Names, the Stars doth call
And, hee is Ruler of them all.

12/25/yearRollenhagius/Wither 194:

Furor Fit Laesa Saepius Patientia
Saepe furor fit laesa nimis patientia, noli
Qui te non laedunt, laedere saepe bonos.

Who, Patience tempts, beyond her strength
Will make it Fury, at the length.

12/26/yearRollenhagius/Wither 195:

Caecus Nil Luce Iuvatur
Caecus nil facibus nil lychni luce iuvatur
Nec videt in media noctua stulta die.

Hee that is blind, will nothing see
What light soe're about him bee.

12/27/yearRollenhagius/Wither 196:

Inter Utrumque Volat
Inter utrumque volat, dubiis victoria pennis,
hic modo victor ait, mox ait alter, erit.

None knowes, untill the Fight be past
Who shall bee Victor, at the last.

12/28/yearRollenhagius/Wither 197:

Si Deus Voluerit
Si Deus ille volet, qui vitam dat mihi, vita
Quo se sustentet, sat mihi panis erit.

Why should I feare the want of Bread?
If God so please, I shall bee fed.

12/29/yearRollenhagius/Wither 198:

Omnis Caro Faenum
Omnis homo faenum, quod mane virescit et aret
Discendente die, crescit ut intereat.

All Flesh, is like the wither'd Hay
And, so it strings, and fades away.

12/30/yearRollenhagius/Wither 199:

Perit Quod Elapsum Est
Continuo fugit hora, perit de tempore quantum
Elapsum est parcus temporis esto tui.

Make use of Time, that's comming on
For, that is perish'd, which is gone.

12/31/yearRollenhagius/Wither 200:

Perseveranti Dabitur
Serta feret, Domino si ad finem, subditus usque
Quis perseveret, ultimum.

The Garland, He alone shall weare
Who, to the Goale, doth persevere.