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Spurinna, Vestri'tius

the haruspex who warned Caesar to beware of the Ides of March. It is related that, as Caesar was going to the senate-house on the fatal day, he said to Spurinna in jest, " Well, the Ides of March are come," upon which the seer replied, " Yes, they are come, but they are not past." (V. Max. 8.11.2; Suet. Caes. 81 ; Plut. Caes. 63 ; comp. Cic. de Div. 1.52, ad Fam. 9.24.)

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