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[3] Lots were cast, and it was the lot of Pompey to entertain the others first. And when Antony asked him where the supper would be held, ‘There,’ said he, pointing to his admiral's ship with its six banks of oars, ‘for this is the ancestral house that is left to Pompey.’ This he said by way of reproach to Antony, who was now occupying the house which had belonged to the elder Pompey. So he brought his ship to anchor, made a sort of bridge on which to cross to it from the headland, and gave his guests a hearty welcome on board.

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