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Decius

[dee-shuh s, desh-uh s]
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noun
  1. 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 Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • "The time for discretion is past for Decius Magius," said the other, wearily.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • Only Decius continued to pound along, with his horse's nose at his tribune's elbow.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • Decius followed, as he would have followed through the portals of Avernus.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • Sergius' head-piece was gone, but he glanced at his own corselet and then at Decius.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne