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This book interests me because I have recently taken an interest in Latin which is suited to using the least number of words for expressing ideas. Often it uses half the words required in English for the same or similar proverb.
There are more than 1000 phrases to do with law, religion, human emotions and even weather. The list, of course could be added to.Each phrase has an English tranlation
Many of the phrases are attributed to the likes of Horace or Virgil and an explanation of the circumstances is included.
One item surprised me. I did not know that the title fidei defensor had been given to Henry Viii by Pope Leo. Seem Henry and Luther did not agree.