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    The country in the town. [Rus in urbe.]
    Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40–104)

    I do not like you, Sabidius; I cannot say why.
    This only can I say: I do not like you.
    —Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40–104)

    To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armour, the apostles of the martial virtues, tend not to die fighting when the time comes. History is full of ignominious getaways by the great and famous.
    George Orwell (1903–1950)

    It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths.
    —Greil Marcus (b. 1945)

    I do not like you, Sabidius; I cannot say why.
    This only can I say: I do not like you.
    —Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40–104)