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[108] However, out of respect to the judgment of Marsus, who was a man of the greatest learning, I will add that he divides serious utterances into three classes, the honorific, the derogatory and the intermediate. As an example of the honorific he quotes the words uttered by Cicero in the pro Ligario1 with reference to Caesar, “You who forget nothing save injuries.”

1 xii. 35.

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