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Title: quod non mortalia pectora coges, auri sacra fames –> what aren't you able to bring men to do, miserable hunger for gold
Post by: spiros on 08 Jan, 2022, 12:41:03
auri sacra fames → accursed hunger for gold

From Virgil, Aeneid 3,57. Later quoted by Seneca as "quod non mortalia pectora coges, auri sacra fames": "What aren't you able to bring men to do, miserable hunger for gold!"

Wikipedia—List of Latin phrases (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Latin_phrases:_A)