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a member of the Fabian Society in Britain

using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition

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The other is Papirius Fabianus (born about 35 BC), a stirring declaimer who also belonged to a group of philosophers often referred to as the Sextii, after their founder Q.
First, we might think that if she knew nothing, we could thereby undermine the praise she earns for her silence; but Seneca tells us otherwise, as he notes approvingly the opinion of Fabianus and Lucius Vinicius that the only way to weaken the wife's position was to assume she knew everything.
2 (Maria Fabianus Moos ed., Lethielleux 1947) [hereinafter SENTENCES].
On September 22, 2006, Fabianus Tibo, Dominggus da Silva, and Marianus Riwu were executed for their roles in connection with sectarian violence in Poso in 2000 and in the killing of 191 Muslims in a school.
The Advocacy statement said, "The executions of Fabianus Tibo, Marinus Riwu and Dominggus da Silva on September 22 in Palu were a legal and human tragedy.
Jimmy Tumbelaka, spiritual counsel for Fabianus Tibo, 60, Dominggus da Silva, 39, and Marinus Riwu, 48, said the government did not allow a funeral Mass for the men to be held in Palu, the capital of Central Sulawesi province.
A spokesman at the attorney general's office confirmed the executions of Fabianus Tibo, 61, Marianus Riwu, 49, and Dominggus da Silva, 38, and urged all parties to respect the law as all legal means of avoiding the death penalty had been exhausted.
Maria Fabianus Moos (Paris: Lethielleux, 1933-47); Summa Theologiae, 5 vols., ed.