Lexicon:Aliquid amari

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Citation: aliquid amari
Language: Latin
References: Master and Commander, page 32
Meaning: something bitter


From Lucretius, De Rerum Natura: medio de fonte leporum surgit aliquid amari quod in ipsis floribus angat, 'from the very centre of a fountain of delights arises something bitter that chokes us in our prime (lit: in our very flowering)'.

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