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LUCANUS (MARCUS ANNAEUS LUCAN)
Roman (Spanish-born) last of Roman epic poets
(fl. 39 - 65)
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Is there any other seat of the Divinity than the earth, sea, air, the heavens, and virtuous minds? why do we seek God elsewhere? He is whatever you see; he is wherever you move.
  [Lat., Estne dei sedes nisi terra et pontus et aer
    Et coelum et virtus? Superos quid quaerimus ultra?
      Jupiter est quodcumque vides, quodcumque moveris.]
      - Pharsalia (IX, 578) [God]

The coward and the courageous alike must die.
  [Lat., Pavido fortique cadendum est.]
      - Pharsalia (IX, 582) [Death]

If honest fame awaits the truly good; if setting aside the ultimate success of excellence alone is to be considered, then was his fortune as proud as any to be found in the records of our ancestry.
  [Lat., Si veris magna paratur
    Fama bonis, et si successu nuda remoto
      Inspicitur virtus, quicquid laudamus in ullo
        Majorum, fortuna fuit.]
      - Pharsalia (IX, 593) [Goodness]

All go free when multitudes offend.
  [Lat., Quicquid multis peccaturm inultum est.]
      - Pharsalia (V, 260) [Freedom]

The sins committed by many pass unpunished.
  [Lat., Quidquid multis peccatur inultum est.]
      - Pharsalia (V, 260) [Punishment]

Those who guilt stains it equals.
  [Lat., Facinus quos inquinat aequat.]
      - Pharsalia (V, 290) [Guilt]

The chiefs contend only for their place of burial.
  [Lat., Ducibus tantum de funere pugna est.]
      - Pharsalia (VI, 811) [Contention]

The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.
  [Lat., Multos in summa pericula misit
    Venturi timor ipse mali.]
      - Pharsalia (VII, 104) [Danger]

Neither side is guiltless if its adversary is appointed judge.
  [Lat., Nulla manus belli, mutato judice, pura est.]
      - Pharsalia (VII, 263) [Guilt]

The remaining liberty of the world was to be destroyed in the place where it stood.
  [Lat., Libertas ultima mundi
    Quo steterit ferienda loco.]
      - Pharsalia (VII, 580) [Freedom]

The prosperous man does not know whether he is loved.
  [Lat., Felix se nescit amari.]
      - Pharsalia (VII, 727) [Prosperity]

Death is free from the restraint of Fortune; the earth takes everything which it has brought forth.
  [Lat., Libera Fortunae mors est; capit omnia tellus
    Quae genuit.]
      - Pharsalia (VII, 818) [Death]

Good faith and probity are rarely found among the followers of the camp.
  [Lat., Nulla fides pietasque viris qui castra sequuntur.]
      - Pharsalia (X, 407) [Soldiers]


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