Lexicon:Non fui, non sum, non curo

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Citation: non fui, non sum, non curo
Language: Latin
References: Master and Commander, page 232
Meaning: I didn't exist; I don't exist now; I care not.


A common tomb inscription with the sense of 'I came from nowhere, and now I've gone — what does such a fleeting life matter anyway?'; see also Post Captain 449 for a variant beginning fui....

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