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[7] At any rate, Clodius was acquitted of the charge, the majority of the jurors giving their verdicts in illegible writing, in order that they might neither risk their lives with the populace by condemning him nor get a bad name among the nobility by acquitting him.1

1 The sacrilege and trial of Clodius are described at length also in the Cicero, chapters xxviii. and xxix.

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