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  • ‘aufer abhinc lacrimas, balatro, et compesce querelas: 25 omnia perfunctus uitai praemia marces, sed quia semper aues quod abest, praesentia temnis, imperfecta tibi elapsast ingrataque uita et nec opinanti mors ad caput adstitit ante quam satur ac plenus possis discedere rerum.

    The Powers of Hell


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  • a professional jester or buffoon in ancient Rome

    September 17, 2008