spurious Cicero quote

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 14 00:41:28 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 4:41 PM, David A. Daniel <dad at pokerwiz.com> wrote:
> assistance to foreign lands

That phrase all by itself certifies that this "quote" is utterly
spurious. The Romans did not supply any form of "assistance" to
"foreign lands."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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