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Quotation by Shakespeare
Brutus. How many times shall Caesar bleed in sport, That now on Pompey's basis lies along, No worthier than the dust! Cassius. So oft as that shall be, So often shall the knot of us be called The men that gave their country liberty.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Brutus and Cassius, in Julius Caesar, act 3, sc. 1, l. 114-8.
Caesar's body is supposed to have fallen at the base of the statue of his old enemy, Pompey.
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