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Quotation by Tacitus
To plunder, butcher, steal, these things they misname empire: they make a desolation and they call it peace.
Tacitus (c. 55–c. 120), Roman historian. Agricola, sct. 30.
Ascribed by Tacitus to a Scottish chief, Calgacus, on the Roman victory at Mons Graupius, near Inverness.
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