Lexicon:Illi robur et aes triplex circa pectus erat, ...

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Citation: Illi robur et aes triplex circa pectus erat,
  qui fragilem truci commisit pelago ratem primus --
Language: Latin
References: The Golden Ocean, page 54
Meaning: there was both oak and a triple layer of bronze around the heart
of he who first launched a frail craft on the savage open sea


Horace Odes 1.

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