hic jacet


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hic jacet

A Latin phrase meaning "here lies" that is often inscribed on gravestones. This headstone is a mystery—it says "Hic jacet" with no name underneath!
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He does so when he claims that he will retrieve his lost drum from the field of battle, or "hic jacet" (3.6.62).
Fiat justitia, ruat coelum, Post mortem unum, ante bellum, Hic jacet hoc, ex-parte res, Politicum e-conomico est.