pretiumque et causa laboris

The prize and the cause of our labour

Notes

Motto of Burnley Football Club; from Ovid's Metamorphoses, 4.739 (Latin/English): "The Tale of Perseus and Andromeda": resoluta catenis incedit virgo, pretiumque et causa laboris. ("freed of her chains the virgin approaches, cause and reward of the enterprise.")

Words

  • etand, both
  • causacase, case at law, cause, condition, interest, law, motive, pretext, reason, situation
  • laborislabor, toil, work