Latin Phrases

culpam poena premit comes – Punishment Presses Hard onto the Heels of Crime

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culpam poena premit comes
Punishment presses hard onto the heels of crime (Horace)

celari vult sua furta Venus
Venus desires her thefts to be concealed

culpae poenae par esto
Let the punishment fit the crime

caput lupinum
The wolf’s head (an outlaw or a renegade)

Latin Phrases ~ C, Legal Latin Phrases: Crime, P ~ culpam poena premit comes – Punishment Presses Hard onto the Heels of Crime

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