scipio elder scipio quotes

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Macrobius, that writ the avision
In Afrique of the worthy Scipio,
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But, if we explore the literature of Heroism, we shall quickly come to Plutarch, who is its Doctor and historian. To him we owe th ...
Younger sisters are almost different beings from elder ones, but thank God it is quite and unaffectedly without repining or envy t ...
All men have a sweetness in their life. That is what helps them go on. It is towards that they turn when they feel too worn out.
I cannot choose [to kill Caligula] because, aside from the pain I am suffering, I suffer too from his pain. My problem is that I u ...
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
Oh mother of a mighty race,
Yet lovely in thy youthful grace!
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As an elder I mistrust the wisdom of age.
As a youth, I sought out decadence; as an elder, I try to avoid decay.
So doth, so is Religion; and this blind-
ness too much light breeds; but unmoved thou
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