Lucan, Pharsalia 2.657-660

Because Caesar considered that not one thing had been accomplished, if even one thing remained yet to do, he held out in his ferocity, and though by this point he possessed all of Italy, it was painful to him that Pompey should occupy even the remotest portion of the sea-shore.


Nil actum credens, cum quid superesset agendum,

instat atrox et adhuc, quamvis possiderit omnem

Italiam, extremo sedeat quod litore Magnus,

communem tamen esse dolet.

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