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From: "Sue Chaundy" <>
Subject: Re: Latin is not my game
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 21:44:31 -0000
Babelfish at http://babelfish.altavista.com/
comes up with 'Who seeds virtue, reputation collects'
>From: Stephanie Jenkins <>
>Subject: Re: Latin is not my game
>Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 19:04:32 +0100
>That isn't Latin: it's Italian!
>I found it on the internet: Leonardo da Vinci said it. It should be written
>"Chi semina virt, fama raccoglie".
>I don't know Italiann, but it must mean something like: "He who sows virtue
>reaps a good name"
>At 06:39 10/04/01 -0500, you wrote:
>>Could a scolar of Latin please tell me the meaning of this phrase?
>>Qui semina vertu raccoglia fama
>>Thanks and guess I should have paid more attention in Latin class 50 years
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