Sentence of the Day: THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

from Chapter III: Aurelian and the Restoration of the Empire:

As soon as he was informed that the great army of the Danube had invested the well-known valour of Aurelian with Imperial power, he sunk under the fame and merit of his rival; and, ordering his veins to be opened, prudently withdrew himself from the unequal contest.

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