crossing the Rubicon


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crossing the Rubicon

Caesar passes point of no return into Italy. [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 941]
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"Crossing the Rubicon - A Personal Journey of Self-Acceptance of a Proud Gay Man" was extracted from many years of journals, detailing Nathan's memories of days not easily forgotten.
In that time of hormone-fuelled experimentation and startling self-realisation, when sexuality is wonderfully fluid, it's important to stumble and fall - sometimes spectacularly - before nervously crossing the Rubicon into adulthood.
When they look around the Greene King IPA Championship and see Bristol employing anyone who can chew gum and walk simultaneously and London Scottish and Jersey crossing the Rubicon into the ranks of full time rugby, co-existence is a worthy goal in itself.
Prime Minister David Cameron said state regulation of the Press was 'crossing the Rubicon'.
In his 2003 book Crossing the Rubicon , he provided a well received account of how India's foreign policy had changed since the end of the Cold War and how India was emerging as a world power.