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For if that last day does not occasion an entire extinction, but a change of abode only, what can be more desirable And if it, on the other hand, destroys and absolutely puts an end to us, what can be preferable to having a deep sleep fall on us in the midst of the fatigues of life and, being thus overtaken, to sleep to eternity

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)

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    nam si supremus ille dies non aliquod totum exstinctionem, sed commutationem mansit solus quid optabilius si, rursus perdit omnino finem nobis quid melius habere profundi somnum cadant in mediis vitae laboribus, ita oppressi ut somnum sempiternum

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