Tacitus Quote

In Latin: "Odia in longum jaciens quae reconderet auctaque promeret" - Latin Proverbs and Quotations. With translations and parallel passages and a copious English index (1869) by Alfred Henderson, p. 302
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Bottling up his malice to be suppressed and brought out with increased violence.  - Tacitus
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In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27

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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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