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[32] But to-day we consider that all has been done that can be done in this line, and do not venture on fresh creations, in spite of the fact that many of the words thus formed in antiquity are daily becoming obsolete. Indeed, we scarcely permit ourselves to use new derivatives, so they are called, which are formed in various ways from words in common use, such as Sullaturit,1 “he wishes to be a second Sulla,” or proscripturit, “he wishes to have [p. 321] a proscription,” while laureati posies, “laurelled door-posts,” for lauru coronati, “crowned with laurel,” are similar formations.

1 Cic. ad Att. IX. x. 6.

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