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Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Amas, Amat and More
by Eugene Ehrlich
“I know of no book to contend in usefulness with this
resourceful, voluminous and appetizing smorgasbord.” –from the
Introduction by William F. Buckley, Jr.
facta non verba
FAH-ktah nohn WEHR-bah
actions speak louder than words
Facta non verba, literally “deeds, not words,” holds
that protestations of good intentions count for little, action is what we
by Eugene Ehrlich
Fans of Amo, Amas, Amat and More, Eugene
Ehrlich’s first collection of Latin words and phrases which still serve
gracefully today, will delight in this second offering.
Here’s a sampling:
contra felicem vix deus vires habet
KAWN-trah fhe-LEE-kem wiks DAY-uus WIHR-ehs HAH-bet
don’t be against a crapshooter on a roll
Publilius Syrus telling us that “against a lucky man a
god scarcely has power.” Why buck the odds?
assuredly a goddess
A fine compliment to pay any woman of outstanding
achievement in her lifetime.
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Eugene Ehrlich, formerly a member of the
department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, is
the author of numerous reference books on language, including Amo, Amas,
Amat and More and The Highly Selective Thesaurus for the
Extraordinarily Literate. He is also the co-editor of the Oxford