compositum jus fasque animi

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Etymology[edit]

A Latin motto. Early use of this phrase by Latin poet Horace, in Persii Satira Secunda ("Second Satire of Persius"), 30 BCE. It became a quoted motto by English writers.

Phrase[edit]

compositum jūs, fāsque animī

  1. Law and equity combined.
  2. Justice, uprightness and nobility of the soul.

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