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The (literal) birth of Venus.
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"You may switch to the less expensive wine now."
"You were right—I do feel more productive standing."
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"Remember to be home on time. We're having an orgy with the Steins."
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The Capital Sisters - Dory, Cory, and Io
"Truly a magnificent emperor! While Rome burns, Nero plays an instrument that hasn't been invented yet."
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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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"Es tu, Little Caesar?"
"If San Francisco was the Rome of the sixties, Vermont was the Athens."
"Surely, as the world's only superpower, we're entitled to a little mischief now and then."
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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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" 'Sack Rome!' That's your answer to everything!"
"Now, if I could just conquer my fear of spiders..."
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'What do you mean we can't finish on time? Do you want history to say that Rome wasn't built in a day?'
"Hail, Caesar! The barbarians have been beaten back, and Rome is still Numero Uno."
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"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
"Does this toga make my gluteus look maximus?"
'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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I want you to draw up plans for a city that can be built in a day.
"Caesar walks in, we stab him, and the rest, as they'll say, will be history."
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"Hey, would you mind taking a quick sculpture of me and my family?"
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