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  •  I'll see what I can find n/t (0+ / 0-)

    grieving citizen of the murdered Republic, unrepentant rebel against the Empire.

    by khereva on Wed May 04, 2011 at 05:21:52 AM PDT

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    •  Narrowed it down to Herodotus, searching. n/t (0+ / 0-)

      grieving citizen of the murdered Republic, unrepentant rebel against the Empire.

      by khereva on Wed May 04, 2011 at 05:54:41 AM PDT

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      •  Looks like Herodotus, book 1, c. 73. (2+ / 0-)
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        FogCityJohn, musing85

        Croesus speaking to Cyrus.

        'No one can be so infatuated as not to prefer tranquillity to war. In peace children inter their parents; War violates the order of nature, and causes parents to inter their children. It must have pleased the gods that these things should so happen.'

        grieving citizen of the murdered Republic, unrepentant rebel against the Empire.

        by khereva on Wed May 04, 2011 at 07:01:55 AM PDT

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