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Originally, Stonehenge was part of a much more ambitious project.
"Aha. . . the Sphinxter!"
"The third act could use more drama, Sophocles. Try putting in a voter referendum."
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"Who ordered a pizza?"
Olympic Warm Up
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Aristotle Instructs Young Alexander in Philosophy
"You don't look a day over 3030."
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"Caesar walks in, we stab him, and the rest, as they'll say, will be history."
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"This is going to screw up my fantasy team."
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"But as a Sun God, do you really want 'cozy'?"
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"Our plan has failed. The elephants of Hannibal are not frightened by our little mice."
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64 AD: Nero fiddles while Rome burns.
'A I and a II and a I-II-III...'
"I think Pliny the Younger looks older than Pliny the Elder."
"We can thank Hippocrates for changing healing from an occult art to a science."
Roman Nose Cosmetic Surgery
"This section reads, 'The boy king will rule for eternity'... and below that it says 'For a good time call Nefertiti'!"
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"No riddles, Oedipus. But you will have to guess a randomly generated password."
'It appears the empire really is declining and falling.'
"I heard Hannibal is hiring, 'and' he's paying peanuts!"
'You know what this is Carruthers, don't you - a split infinitive!'
Early evidence for the existence of dogs.
Excerpt from the writings of Euripides, Athenian Dramatist, 484-406 BC.