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"It's just not the same, is it?"
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"O.K., I know it's a long shot, but if we can each convert one lion ..."
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Salt was given to Roman soldiers as wages. That was their 'Salarium' which is the origin of our word 'salary'.
The Cradle of Convenience
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"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
'It's a Brutus Salad, sir.'
"It's the part of the public forum dedicated to the free and open exchange of his idea."
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"So then Brutus says, 'Nije to bila dama, to je bila moja zena'!"
"These Romans must've been very clumsy - all their pottery is in pieces..."
Romulus and Remus and the Vending Machine
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'Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lobbyists . . .'
"The word 'slave' is so degrading. Why don't we call you intern."
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"Let's stay for the Q&A."
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
"Cold! You aren't very kind!"
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"This is going to screw up my fantasy team."
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Caesar slips on ice. Bystander says 'He was warned-beware the ice of March'
Roman sculptor murdered by his sculpture
"Our plan has failed. The elephants of Hannibal are not frightened by our little mice."
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