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non revoco: ยง 467 (276, b); B. 259, 2; G. 233; H. 530 (467, 6); H.-B. 484.

carcer: this is the Tullianum, a dungeon near the Forum, still existing. It was properly a jail for temporary detention, as imprisonment was not recognized in Rome as a form of punishment.

numero, in order; genere, in rank.

imberbis: a mark of effeminacy; bene barbatos, full-bearded, doubtless a military affectation, as, until lately, the wearing of a mustache.

velis, veils, rather than the substantial toga, which was of unbleached wool. The whole description suggests foppishness and effeminacy.

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