compesce

compesce

(kəmˈpɛs)
vb (tr)
archaic to curb or restrain
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He has smoothly prepared the way for the compesce mentem (calm yourself, 1.
If you meet a rich man who has profited from crime, the other voice tells the poet of Satire 1, just keep quiet: "cum veniet contra, digito compesce labellum" (Juvenal 1 .
Actuosa porto lampade discute mentium umbras et grassantis nequitiae conscia, scrutata ingeniorum fibras, phagedaena animorum ulcera tuis balsamo et igne compesce.
cum veniet contra, digito compesce labellum: accusator erit qui verbum dixerit 'hic est.
Ira furor brevis est: animum rege; qui nisi paret / imperat; hunc frenis, hunc tu compesce catena.