navem in conspectu nullam, tris litore cervos prospicit errantis; hos tota armenta sequuntur a tergo et longum per vallis pascitur agmen
. constitit hic arcumque manu celerisque sagittas corripuit...
incedebat muliebre et miserabile agmen
, profuga ducis uxor, parvulum sinu filium gerens, lamentantes circum amicorum coniuges, quae simul trahebantur; nec minus tristes qui manebant ...
As Pope John Paul II observed, "Wherever the sons of Poland have gone, they have brought with them devotion to the great patron" (Apostoloc Letter, Rutilans Agmen
, 8 May 1979 www.vatican.va_rutilans-agmen_enhtml).
The challenge, called Exercise Tyne Agmen
, will take the regiment as far north as Berwick and as far south as Sheffield, travelling through Tyneside, Northumberland, Durham, Teesside and Yorkshire.
(29) Erasmus, 1993, 61: "Quae si mortalibus persuaderi queat, ilico facessant e medio bellum; invidia, fraus, breviter universum malorum agmen
semel e vita demigret." This discussion bears a striking resemblance to a passage from Pace's De fructu (Pace, 58; indeed, Pace mentions the Adagia several times in his work): "Apud homines vero, ubi abest aequalitas, ibi adest magna confusio, innumeras ingenerans pestes, ut avaritiam, dolum, fraudem, & id genus alias, quas longum esset recensere....
It was probably on the basis of this story that the term "qahal" as a manifestation of democracy was defined by Bertram as representing the nation in arms--cives qui in agmen
Both the Livian and Tacitean soldiers are `inermes', `unarmed', and where Livy had referred to a `silens ac prope mutum agmen
' (9.6.11), `silent and almost dumb column', Tacitus mentions a `maestum inermium agmen
', `sad column of unarmed men'.