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[6] However, what vexed the people more than this or anything else was the erection of a temple of Concord by Opimius1; for it was felt that he was priding himself and exulting and in a manner celebrating a triumph in view of all this slaughter of citizens. Therefore at night, beneath the inscription on the temple, somebody carved this verse:— ‘A work of mad discord produces a temple of Concord.’

1 Opimus restored the temple of Concord which had been built by Camillus (see the Camillus, xlii. 4.

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