„As a strong horse that has often won on the last lap at Olympia is now resting, tired out by old age.“

—  Ennius, As quoted by Cicero in De Senectute, Chapter V (tr. K. Volk)
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Sicut fortis equus, spatio qui saepe supremo Vicit Olympia, nunc senio confectus quiescit.

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