Day 93: April 3 – Pride Goes Before A Fall

~ The Roman Forum, Rome

Wisdom 

I found Rome a city of brick and left it a city of marble.

~ Augustus Caesar

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Wit

Pride, the never failing vice of fools.

~ Alexander Pope, An Essay on Critism, 1711

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What Happened

1721: Rober Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Great Britain.

1882: Outlaw Jesse James is shot in the back by one of his own gang members.

1897: Death of German composer Johannes Brahms.

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