||non fui, non sum, non curo
||Master and Commander, page 232
||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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