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[116] Servius Sulpicius1 acquired a great and well-deserved reputation by his three speeches. Cassius Severus,2 if read with discrimination, will provide much that is worthy of imitation: if to his other merits he had added appropriateness of tone and dignity of style,

1 Servius Sulpicius Rufus, the greatest jurist of the Ciecronian age.

2 assius Severus (d. A.D. 34) banished by Augustus on account of his scurrilous lampoons.

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