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Beware Your Ides of March

“…as he was ambitious, I slew him.” –Brutus, Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Act III. Old Julius had his chance, didn’t he? At least in Shakespeare’s telling of said tale, a soothsayer told him to beware the Ides of March. But did Caesar listen? No. He feared nothing, or claimed to fear nothing because he was Caesar, simple as …

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