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 Verba’tim et Litera’tim.Verbum Sat. [A word is enough.] 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Verbum Sap. [A word to the wise.]
 
A hint is sufficient to any wise man; a threat implying if the hint is not taken I will expose you. (Latin, Verbum sapienti.)   1
 


 Verba’tim et Litera’tim.Verbum Sat. [A word is enough.] 

 
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