Rudens, Act II, sc. v, line 71.
“Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.”
Amphitryon, Act II, Scene II
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Bio: Titus Maccius Plautus, commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest surviving intact works in Latin literature. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus. The word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced by his.
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