non omnium est virorum Corinthum navigatio -> it's not for every man to make a journey to Corinth

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non omnium est virorum Corinthum navigatio –> it's not for every man to make a journey to Corinth
Cf. Horace, Epistles 1.17.36. The proverb is a translation of the old Greek adage, οὐ παντὸς ἀνδρὸς ἐς Κόρινθον ἔσθ' ὁ πλοῦς, which referred to the great expense of a self-indulgent life at Corinth, a seaport abounding in ladies of flexible virtue.
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