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 Civil Service Estimates (The),Civis Romanus Sum. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Civil War.
War between citizens (civilês). In English history the term is applied to the war between Charles I. and his Parliament; but the War of the Red and White Roses was a civil war In America the War of Secession (1861–1865) was a civil war.   1

 Civil Service Estimates (The),Civis Romanus Sum. 

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