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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1732
AUTHOR: Tacitus (c. 55–c. 117)
QUOTATION: So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.
ATTRIBUTION: TACITUS, Agricola, an English Version of a Roman Tale, trans. G. J. Acheson, chapter 4, paragraph 22, final sentence, p. 72 (1938).
SUBJECTS: Soldiers