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You were indeed fortunate, Agricola, not only in the distinction of your life, but also in the lucky timing of your death.
Fortune favored him... in the opportune moment of his death.
Auctor nominis eius Christus,Tiberio imperitante, per procuratorem Pontium Pilatum, supplicio affectus erat. Christ, the leader of the sect, had been put to death by the procurator Pontius Pilate in the reign of Tiberius.
Thou wast indeed fortunate, Agricola, not only in the splendor of thy life, but in the opportune moment of thy death.
Their shields are black, their bodies dyed. They choose dark nights for battle, and, by the dread and gloomy aspect of their death-like host, strike terror into the foe, who can never confront their strange and almost infernal appearance.
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