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river in northern Italy that, in ancient times, was the boundary between Italy and Gaul


a metaphor for a line, that when crossed permits no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment (due to Caesar's having committed himself to war when he crossed the Rubicon in 49 BC)
  • A pause — in which I began to steady the palsy of my nerves, and to feel that the Rubicon was passed; and that the trial, no longer to be shirked, must be firmly sustained.
    Chapter 7 (81% in)

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