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He saw me, and yielded, that I may justly say, with the
hook-nosed fellow of Rome, "I came, saw, and overcame."
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 4, sc. 3, l. 40-2.
Ironically comparing himself with Julius Caesar, who is said to have announced a victory with the words "Veni, vidi, vici," I came, I saw, I conquered.
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