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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Urbem lateritiam invenit, marmoream reliquit—He found a city of brick, and left it one of marble.    Of the Rome of Cæsar Augustus.  1
  Vare, Vare, redde mihi legiones meas!—Varus, give me back my legions!    Exclamation of Augustus Cæsar on hearing of the slaughter of his troops under Varus by Arminius.  2
  Arena sine calce—Sand without cement, i.e., speech unconnected.  3
  Grex venalium—A venal pack.  4
  Non olet—It has not a bad smell, i.e., money.  5
  Titus, amor et deliciæ humani generis—Titus, the delight and darling of the human race.  6

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