A few notes on James’s “The Middle Years”

Bournemouth (337)
Beach town in Dorset (Southwest England).
diligence vincit omnia (338)
“Conquers all,” but the Latin phrase (from Virgil) is usually omnia vincit amor (or amor vincit omnia), “love conquers all”
qui dort dine (339)
French cliché: literally, “who sleeps, dines,” but meaning, “if you’re sleeping you don’t need to eat”
intrigante (346)
French: a (female) schemer