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
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
“Because they didn't know better, they called it 'civilization,' when it was part of their slavery.”
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsTacitus
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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“Like birds, whose beauties languish half concealed, Till, mounted on the wing, their glossy plumes Expanded, shine with azure, green and gold; How blessings brighten as they take their flight.”