Geoffrey of Monmouth

Geoffrey of Monmouth (12th century British writer)

“The man who piles insults and injuries upon the comrades-in-arms by whose very help he has triumphed is nothing but a fool.”

  • From Geoffrey of Monmouth’s The History of the Kings of Britain, completed in 1136 CE, translated from Latin into English by Lewis Thorpe (Penguin Classics, 1966).

 

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