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Horas non numero nisi serenas

English translation: I don't count the hours unless they're tranquil.

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Latin term or phrase:Horas non numero nisi serenas
English translation:I don't count the hours unless they're tranquil.
Entered by: alcaeus

21:48 Mar 14, 2004
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Philosophy
Latin term or phrase: Horas non numero nisi serenas
I just need to know what does it mean^-)
Mark Kalinin
Local time: 20:32
I don't count the hours unless they're tranquil.
Explanation:
I.e., 'I don't pay attention to time passing unless I'm at peace'.

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Note added at 26 mins (2004-03-14 22:14:25 GMT)
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It\'s in verse (a lesser Sapphic), and if I remember correctly, its from Horace\'s Odes.
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alcaeus
United States
Local time: 13:32
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Thank you very much^-)
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5 +3I don't count the hours unless they're tranquil.
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I don't count the hours unless they're tranquil.


Explanation:
I.e., 'I don't pay attention to time passing unless I'm at peace'.

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Note added at 26 mins (2004-03-14 22:14:25 GMT)
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It\'s in verse (a lesser Sapphic), and if I remember correctly, its from Horace\'s Odes.

alcaeus
United States
Local time: 13:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
Thank you very much^-)

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