Translation © by Laura Prichard

Vas pretiosum labia scientiae
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
Vas pretiosum labia scientiae.

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Lips of knowledge are a precious vessel
Language: English  after the Latin 
Lips of knowledge [are] a precious vessel.

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Translator's notes:
More literally: A precious vessel [is] lips of knowledge.


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Text added to the website: 2020-01-07 00:00:00
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