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[41] The whole of the story told by Caelius is full of wit and invention, but the gem of the passage is its conclusion. “He followed him, but how he crossed the straits, whether it was in a ship or a fisherman's boat, no one knew; but the Sicilians, being of a lively turn of wit, said that he rode on a dolphin and effected his crossing like a second Arion.”1 Cicero2

1 i.e. D. Laelius or his colleague: see § 39.

2 Orat xxvi. 87.

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