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Cincinnaʹtus

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the Roman, wasploughing his field, when he was saluted as Dictator. After he had conquered the Volsci and delivered his country from danger, he laid down his office and returned to his plough.

“And Cincinnatus, awful fromʹ the plough.”


Thomson: Winter, 512.

The Cincinnatus of the Americans. George Washington (1732–1799).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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