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Livy Quotes: The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
         

The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.


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The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
         



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