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"All Gaul is divided into three parts." - Julius Caesar

"The faithless vain disturber of mankind, Insulting Gaul." - James Thomson

"Studious to please, and ready to submit; the supple Gaul was born a parasite." - Samuel Johnson

"Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres. Gaul as a whole is divided into three parts." - Irving Caesar

"The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies." - John Lothrop Motley

"You perceive, do you not, that our national fairy tales reflect the inmost desires of the Briton and the Gaul?" - Rudyard Kipling

"Foreign slaves, as soon as they come within the limits of Gaul, that moment they are free." - Jean Bodin

"In Gaul were two orders, the nobility and the priesthood, while the people, says Caesar, were all slaves." - John Lothrop Motley

"The prohibition law, written for weaklings and derelicts, has divided the nation, like Gaul, into three parts - wets, drys and hypocrites." - Florence Sabin

"... Philologists, who chase A painting syllable through time and space Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah's Ark." - William Cowper

"Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and space, Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah's ark." - William Cowper

"Philologists, who chase A painting syllable through time and space Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah's Ark." - William Cowper

"When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved." - Lytton Strachey

"Julius Caesar owed two millions when he risked the experiment of being general in Gaul. If Julius Caesar had not lived to cross the Rubicon, and pay off his debts, what would his creditors have called Julius Caesar?" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"He is the whole encyclop?dia of facts. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn; and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Julius Caesar owed two millions when he risked the experiment of being general in Gaul. If Julius Caesar had not lived to cross the Rubicon, and pay off his debts, what would his creditors have called Julius Caesar?" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in their own language are called Celts, in ours Gauls, the third." - Julius Caesar

"THE DYING GAUL is a Hollywood satire. But Hollywood is not the real subject matter here. My play uses that world of high-rolling big money - that crazy-making business - to examine a whole range of subjects.." - Craig Lucas

"A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nearly all the Gauls are of a lofty stature, white, and of ruddy complexion; terrible from the sternness of their eyes, very quarrelsome, and of great pride and insolence. A whole troop of foreigners would not be able to withstand a single Gaul if he called his wife to his assistance, who is usually very strong, and with blue eyes" - Ammianus Marcellinus

"Caesar overtook his advanced guard at the river Rubicon, which formed the frontier between Gaul and Italy. Well aware how critical a decision confronted him, he turned to his staff, remarking: "We may still draw back but, once across that little bridge, we shall have to fight it out."" - Suetonius

"The omission of an expected conjunction is called an asyndeton. Caesar is supposed to have said about Gaul: I came, I saw, I conquered. Lincoln concluded the Gettysburg Address, That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.Caesar seems to have omitted his conjunction to speed things up; he is emphasizing how quickly the conquest of a place follows from its being sighted by a great and ambitious general. Lincoln's omission is more subtle" - Arthur Quinn

"The omission of an expected conjunction is called an asyndeton. Caesar is supposed to have said about Gaul: I came, I saw, I conquered. Lincoln concluded the Gettysburg Address, That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. Caesar seems to have omitted his conjunction to speed things up; he is emphasizing how quickly the conquest of a place follows from its being sighted by a great and ambitious general. Lincoln's omission is more subtle - or so it seems to me." - Arthur Quinn



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