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[84] Again the [p. 497] contrast is not always expressed antithetically, as is shown by the following passage from Rutilius: nobis primis dii immortales fruges dedelunt, nos, quod soli accepimus, in omnes terras distribuimus.1

1 Ruatil. ii. 16. “To us first of men the immortal gods gave corn, while we have distributed that which we alone have received to all the peoples of the earth.”

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