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Quo usque tandem

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Submitted by Ugri (Finland), Dec 20, 2011 at 14:31

Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra?

How long, O Catiline, will you abuse our patience? And for how long will that madness of yours mock us? To what end will your unbridled audacity hurl itself?

Beginning of the speech given in 63 BC by Marcus Tullius Cicero, the consul of Rome, in the Roman Senate against Lucius Sergius Catilina.

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