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Rectus, Aemi'lius

governor of Egypt during the reign of Tiberius, sent to the emperot upon one occasion a larger sum of money than was ordered, whereupon Tiberius wrote back to him that he wished him to shear, not shave his sheep. (D. C. 57.10; comp. Suet. Tib. 10; Oros. 7.4.)

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