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mortal
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are. They're Caesar's praetorian guard, whispering as the parade roars down the avenue, 'Remember, Caesar, thou art mortal.'
    p. 82.5
mortal = human (especially merely human)

(editor's note:  Faber is referring to a custom that in a victory parade, a Roman general or emperor had someone in the back of their chariot to whisper a reminder that they are only human.)
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