26 January 2011

Today's Sentences of the Day

"Quia quamdiu Centum ex nobis viui remanserint, nuncquam Anglorum dominio aliquatenus volumus subiugari. Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit." --from the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath

[My translation (must be read aloud, with emphasis on nearly every word):  "For as long as but one hundred of us remain alive, we shall not submit to English rule. It is not for glory, or honors, or riches that we fight, but for liberty. And a man of honor does not give up his liberty except with his life."]

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