[Ads-l] words connected to a single provenance

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 27 23:05:40 EDT 2018

Sic semper tyrannus 'Thus always a tyrant'. (<-us> nominative singular).
JJJRL:  << from Julius Caesar:  Cross the Rubicon, the die is cast, Et tu
and from Brutus: Sic Semper Tyrannus >>
WB:  <Sic semper tyrannis> 'thus always to tyrants'.  (<-is> dative plural).
With (phonemically significant macrons): <Sīc semper tyrannīs!>.

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