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 Ul’timum Vale (Latin).Ultra Vires. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ul’timus Romano’rum.
 
So Horace Walpole was preposterously called. (1717–1797.) (See LAST OF THE ROMANS.)   1
   Carlyle so called Dr. Johnson, but he might, with greater propriety, be termed “the last of the Catos.” (1709–1784.)   2
   Pope called Congreve “Ultimus Romanrum.” (1670–1729.) (See LAST OF THE ROMANS.)   3
 


 Ul’timum Vale (Latin).Ultra Vires. 

 
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