Lexicon:Debellare superbos

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Citation: debellare superbos
Language: Latin
References: The Letter of Marque, pages 129, 130
Meaning: to tame the proud


Virgil Aeneid, VI 853: The reference is to public duty: "Remember, Roman, these will be your arts: to teach the ways of peace to those you conquer, to spare defeated peoples, to tame the proud." As translated by Allen Mandelbaum.

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