English expressions from ancient times

Moros

Ad Honorem
Jun 2012
3,094
#14
Beware Greeks bearing gifts (referring to the Trojan Horse).
The face that launched a thousand ships (referring to Helen of Sparta).
The writing's on the wall (referring to Belshazzer's feast).
 
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stevev

Ad Honorem
Apr 2017
3,442
Las Vegas, NV USA
#16
It is what it is. (At the end of the day).

You can't lose what you never had. (But you can have what you never lose.)

Better late than never. (But before the cows come home.)
 
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