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a pompous, blustering advocate, ridiculed by Juvenal and Martial. To see such a niun stretched out at full length in a new lectica for which he had probably not paid, excited the indignation of the satirist:--

" Nam quis iniquae
Tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se,
Causidici nova quum veniat lectica Mathonis,
Plena ipso ? "

Juv. 1.30, &c., comp. 7.129, Matho deficit, which refers to his refusing to pay his debts, not to his being poor, as Ruperti interprets it; 11.34, where he is called bucca ; Martial, 4.80, 7.10. 3, 4, 8.42, 10.46, 11.68.)

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