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[56] There are, however, examples of the same thing in Latin authors. “It was the energy of Africanus that gave him his peculiar excellence, his excellence that gave him glory, his glory that gave him rivals.”1 Calvus again writes, “Consequently this means the abolition [p. 479] of trials for treason no less than for extortion, for offences covered by the Plautian law no less than for treason, for bribery no less than for those offences, and for all breaches of every law no less than for bribery,” etc.

1 Auct. ad Herenn. iv. 25.

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