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[3] Cicero, on the other hand, was regarded as being unduly addicted to jests, not merely outside the courts, but in his actual speeches as well. Personally (though whether I am right in this view, or have been led astray by an exaggerated admiration for the prince of orators, I cannot say), [p. 441] I regard him as being the possessor of a remarkable turn of wit. For his daily speech was full of humour,

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