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1 Called "myrrhina." Fée remarks that the flavour of myrrh is acrid and bitter, its odour strong and disagreeable, and says that it is difficult to conceive how the ancients could drink wine with this substance in solution.
2 As the "Persa" has come down to us, we find no mention of myrrh in the passage alluded to.
3 See B. xii. c. 49. This is mentioned in the Persa, A. i. sc. 3, 1. 7.
4 Aromatic or perfumed wines.
6 The Cheat or Impostor: a play of Plautus. See A. ii. sc. 4, 1. 51, et seq.
7 Must boiled down to half its original quantity.
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