Horatius Cocles

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Horatius Cocles

(hɒˈreɪʃɪəs ˈkəʊkliːz)
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(Biography) a legendary Roman hero of the 6th century bc, who defended a bridge over the Tiber against Lars Porsena
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Cut his programs, he said with voice artfully deepening, and there will be "blood in the streets!" Here we had a bit of antique racial mau-mauing, this notion that Barry, half militant and half mayor, was as Horatio at the bridge: Disregard him and his people will riot.