Livy

[liv-ee]
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  • I had gone three times through the whole of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus.

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    Samuel Smiles

  • Livy says that the covering of the breast of the Samnite gladiators was sponge.

  • "He is very rich, Livy," said the elder sister, with a most dry gravity.

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    Charles James Lever

  • "All's not lost yet, Livy," whispered Miss Kennyfeck in her sister's ear.

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    Charles James Lever

  • "I think Livy should be told, mamma," whispered Miss Kennyfeck to her mother.

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    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for livy

Livy

noun
  1. Latin name Titus Livius. 59 bc –17 ad, Roman historian; of his history of Rome in 142 books, only 35 survive
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