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 Last of the Mo’hicans.Last of the Tribunes (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Last of the Romans.
Marcus Junius Brutus, one of the murderers of Cæsar. (B.C. 85–42.)   1
   Caius Cassius Longi’nus, so called by Brutus. (Died B.C. 42.)   2
   Stilicho, the Roman general under Theodosius. (The Nineteenth Century, Sepember, 1892.)   3
   Atius, a general who defended the Gauls against the Franks and other barbarians, and defeated Attila in the Champs Catalaumques, near Châlons, in 451. So called by Proco’pius.   4
   François Joseph Terasse Desbillons; so called from the elegance and purity of his Latin. (1751–1789.)   5
   Pope calls Congreve Ultimus Romanorum. (1670–1729.) (See ULTIMUS.)   6

 Last of the Mo’hicans.Last of the Tribunes (The). 

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