[dee-shuh s, desh-uh s]
- Gaius Messius Quintus Trajanus Decius, a.d. c201–251, emperor of Rome 249–251.
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"If they be too strong for us, we shall catch them," replied Decius.
"The time for discretion is past for Decius Magius," said the other, wearily.
Only Decius continued to pound along, with his horse's nose at his tribune's elbow.
Decius followed, as he would have followed through the portals of Avernus.
Sergius' head-piece was gone, but he glanced at his own corselet and then at Decius.