Note 068
From Chapter 35 of the Decline & Fall

The report of her guilt reached Constantinople, where it obtained a very different name; and Marcellinus observes, that the tyrant of Europe was slain in the night by the hand and the knife of a woman. Corneille, who has adapted the genuine account to his tragedy, describes the irruption of blood in forty bombast lines, and Attila exclaims, with ridiculous fury,

___S'il ne veut s'arreter (his blood),
(Dit-il) on me payera ce qui m'en va couter.
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