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1 This is said with reference to the one in the Temple of Concord, mentioned in Chapter 2.
2 But see Exodus xxvii. 9, et. seq., where it is shown that the practice existed many hundreds of years before.
3 See B. vii. c. 38; where marble is the substance named. There are still two gems in existence said to have been engraved by this artist; but by some they are thought to be spurious.
4 There are many precious stones with his name, still extant: but only six appear to have been really engraved by him.
5 This signet is mentioned also by Plutarch and Valerius Maximus.
6 See B. iii. c. 4.
7 The younger Africanus. This circumstance is mentioned in the Epitome of Livy, B. xlviii.
8 See B. xxxiii. c. 5, and end of Book ix.
9 In reference to the ambiguous part which he acted, Ajasson thinks, in the early part of his career.
10 In reference to the story of Œdipus and the Sphinx.
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