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I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination.  - Terence
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Heauton Timorumenos, l. 77. Variant translation: "I am a man; I count nothing human foreign to me."
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Ius summum saepe summa est malitia. - Heauton Timorumenos (The Self-Tormentor)

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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Publius Terentius Afer, better known in English as Terence, was a playwright of the Roman Republic, of North African descent. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170 160 BC. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him.

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