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Re: Latin experts

Poster: edh@ascc01.ascc.lucent.com (Ed Hopkins)

Caitilin Cheannlaidir petivit:

> Could someone, please, translate for me the postscript to Littleton:
> Lex plus laudatur quando ratione probatur.

I read it as:

A law is more praised when it is rationally appraised.

But I don't know enough Latin to say for sure that
"ratione" really means "rationally" or if it's just
the ablative or "ratio"; if the latter, it'd be
more like:

A law is more praised when its cause is appraised.

-- Alfredo
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia
I think frankalmoign might be appropriate here.

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