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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

Latin writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -85 - Died: -43
Period:
1st century BC
Place of birth: Syria
Syria

Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
L’occasion se présente difficilement, et se perd facilement.

Latin
Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur.

German
Eine gute Gelegenheit bietet sich selten und ist leicht verpaßt.




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