Inspirational Another one of my Spanish 'dichos y refranes'

By J.M, in 'English to Latin Translation', May 24, 2019.

  1. J.M Active Member

    Greetings once more, after a long time to all Latin D members,

    First of all, excuse my absence for the last few months,

    Today, I would like to have the Spanish dicho "Iron Fist in Velvet Glove" to be translated into Classical Latin if possible,

    As always all help is appreciated,
    J.M
  2. I believe it arose from "'Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re".
  3. Etaoin Shrdlu Civis Illustris

    • Civis Illustris
    Well, the internet does. I'm not sure why, and of course they don't say how far the Latin version goes back.
    Issacus Divus likes this.
  4. Yep. For all I know, that's entirely false. But who does know?

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