Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori is a line from the Roman lyrical poet Horace's Odes (III.2.13). The line can be roughly translated into English as: "It is sweet and right to die for your country."

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Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori - Use As A Motto and Inscription
... The phrase DULCE ET DECORUM EST PATRIA MORI is carved in the monument commemorating the Battle of Wyoming (Pennsylvania) known as the Wyoming Massacre, July 3rd, 1778, erected July 3rd, 1878 ... The 'dulce et...' is also written on a plaque on the left wall of main entrance of the Patiala Block, King Edward Medical University ... Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" is also the motto of the following organizations Used as an inscription on the French Monument in Shillong, India for the ...

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    To children ardent for some desperate glory,
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    Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

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    To children ardent for some desperate glory,
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    Pro patria mori.
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    [Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.]
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