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    Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39–65)

    He [Pompey] stands, the shadow of a great name.
    —Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39–65)

    Greatness collapses of itself: such limit the gods have set to the growth of prosperous states.
    —Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39–65)

    He [Pompey] stands, the shadow of a great name.
    —Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39–65)