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What is the translation of the Latin conversation between Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo in the movie 'Tombstone' just before the gun spinning scene?

Question #68125. Asked by dep_op_gal.
Last updated Dec 06 2021.

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Doc Holliday: "In vino veritas." ("In wine truth.")

Johnny Ringo: "Age quod agis." ("Do what you are doing", or "Attend to the work you have at hand.")

Doc Holliday: "Credat Judaeus Sotella(?) non ego." (Could be a mispronounciation of "Credat Judaes Apella" which means "Let Apella the Jew believe it," or "Only the credulous believe it." "Non ego." means "Not I.")

Johnny Ringo: "Eventis sultorum magister." ("Experience is the teacher of fools.")

Doc Holliday: "Pace requiescata." ("Rest in peace", I think, however "pace" means "by leave of" and "requiescata" probably has something to do with death.)

Response last updated by Terry on Aug 21 2016.
Jul 12 2006, 7:01 AM
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Doc Holliday: In Vino Veritas.
[In wine is truth. - Meaning - "When I'm drinking, I speak my mind."]

Johnny Ringo: Age Quod Agis.
[Do what you do. - Meaning - "Do what you do best."]

Doc Holliday: Credat Judaeus Apella, Non Ego. [The Jew Apella may believe it, not I. - Meaning -"Oh I don't believe drinking is what I do best."]

Johnny Ringo: Eventus Stultorum Magister.
[Events are the teachers of fools. - Meaning - "Fools have to learn by experience."]

Doc Holliday: In Pace Requiescat.
[Rest in peace - Meaning - "It's your funeral!"]

link https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108358/characters/nm0000299


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Jul 22 2008, 12:29 AM
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