Marcus Porcius Cato

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Cato, Marcus Porcius

(234–149 B.C.) Roman statesman known for conservatism; taxed luxuries. [Rom. Hist.: EB, II: 645]
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Carthage must be destroyed," declared Marcus Cato the Censor at the end of every Senate speech, on whatever topic, over a period of decades.
The Roman Philosophers: From the Time of Cato the Censor to the Death of Marcus Aurelius.