"That is true liberty, which bears a pure and firm breast."
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Quintus Ennius
(c.239 BC - c.169 BC) Considered the father of Roman poetry
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By pure, I'm assuming he meant at natural law: morality, integrity, rectitude, and a forthright candor. And, by firm breast, I'm assuming he meant the courage, fortitude and ability to stand in such.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The corruption of the 'heart' leads to innumerable paths of deceit, delusion, and dependence. One cannot walk straight if leaning to the right or the left.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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