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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 712 (search)
t such a spot Should be his tomb which even Caesar's self Had chosen, rather than permit his corse To rest unburied? Why, with thoughtless hand Confine his shade within the narrow bounds Of this poor sepulchre? Where the furthest sand Hangs on the margin of the baffled deep Cabined he lies; yet where the Roman name Is known, and Empire, such in truth shall be The boundless measure of his resting-place. Blot out this stone, this proof against the gods! OEta finds room for Hercules alone, And Nysa's mountain for the Bromian god;Dionysus. But this god, though brought up by the nymphs of Mount Nysa, was not supposed to have been buried there. Not all the lands of Egypt should suffice For Magnus dead: and shall one Pharian stone Mark his remains? Yet should no turf disclose His title, peoples of the earth would fear To spurn his ashes, and the sands of Nile No foot would tread. But if the stone deserves So great a name, then add his mighty deeds: Write Lepidus conquered and the Alpine wa