Sub tanto duci militans Vincendo se non vincitur: Duci miles cohabitans Iam bello non concutitur!
"Fighting under so great a Leader, / one is, by conquering oneself, not conquered at all. / A soldier who dwells together with his Leader / is certain in advance not to be confounded by the war."
Let anybody who knows exactly where THAT quatrain comes from in the Latin Middle Ages please tell me so I can know too and pass along my second-hand knowledge to the surfing community instead of this present display of blank ignorance. On reflection, I'm pretty sure that God the Father is the _dux_ and Jesus Christ is the _miles_ and that _cohabitans_ is therefore a Trinitarian allusion.
But on the other hand, maybe it means only what I guessed the first time around, that the _dux_ is God-in-general and the _miles_ the Church?
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