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Venit nox, quando nemo potest operari.
The night comes when no man can work.

A translation from a Greek statement ["Night that puts to rest the works of men" by Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica (c. 225 B.C.)] as translated in The Vulgate version of John, ix, 4. (c. A.D. 70) from the New Testament part of the Bible.

This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group V (page 1) oper-, opus (page 3)