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Chapter 42; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). - Agricola (98)
"The Histories", IV, 70. As quoted in: Dictionary of Quotations (classical), compiled by Thomas Benfield Harbottle, S. Sonnenschein, 1897

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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Historian, senator, consul, governor

Bio: Publius Cornelius Tacitus was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major works the Annals and the Histories examine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors.

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