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1 Seneca also mentions him in his Consolation to Marcia, c. 23.
2 The procurator of a province was an officer appointed by the Cæsar to perform the duties discharged by the quæstor in the other provinces.
3 We have an ingenious dissertation by Ajasson, the object of which is to show, that the Tacitus here referred to, is not the historian, but his father, and consequently, that the boy prematurely born must have been the historian's brother, not his son.—B.
4 It is not clear whether Pliny intended to apply all these three observations to the female, or only the last of them; it appears, however, that the remark is, in either case, without foundation.—B. He appears to intend that his observations should apply more especially to the strength of the arm.
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