''Rrrbit! Rrrbit! Great Jove has found you unworthy, human! Now prepare to die !''
100 Word Society
These spellcasters are the few who survived the great trials to become a being of both arcane and divine magic.
In this culture it is not wise to talk too much good things about anything - especially children,lest some evil spirit steals it. So it is customary to say it is ugly and weak and will surely not survive. Also:
"The man who boasts of his young woman is a fool,
The man who boasts of his wares will get rich."