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Ultimus Romanorum

So Horace Walpole was preposterously called. (1717-1797.) (See Last Of The Romans.)

Carlyle so called Dr. Johnson, but he might, with greater propriety, be termed “the last of the Catos.” (1709-1784.)

Pope called Congreve “Ultimus Romanorum.” (1670-1729.) (See Last Of The Romans.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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