Quotation by A.C. Swinburne

Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean.
A.C. (Algernon Charles) Swinburne (1837–1909), British poet, critic. Hymn to Proserpine (1866).

"Thou hast conquered, Galilean" were alleged by some early Christian historians to have been the dying words of the Roman emperor Julian the Apostate (c. 332-363), uttered after his victory against the Persians in 363. Swinburne also used the words in his poem "The Last Oracle."
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