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Latin, "The world does not suffice," more often rendered, "The world is not enough," this line is originally from Juvenal's epitaph of Iskandar, "A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough."

This phrase was adopted as the motto on the arms of the Bond family of England, and they appeared in a window of the church of St Giles, Camberwell, which was destroyed by a fire in the 19th century. Sir Thomas Bond, comptroller of the household of Queen Consort Henrietta Maria, was purported to treat the phrase as his personal motto as well. In the James Bond series of novels by Ian Fleming, the titular character uses this line as his own motto, too, citing its prior use by the (real-world) Bond family overall.


Iron Noder 2018, 18/30

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