We trace out all the veins of the earth, and yet, living upon it, undermined as it is beneath our feet, are astonished that it should occasionally cleave asunder or tremble: as though, forsooth, these signs could be any other than expressions of the indignation felt by our sacred parent!

Pliny the Elder

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Author Profession: Author
Nationality: Roman
Born: 23
Died: 79

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