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[2] When he was a youth, he lived in lodgings, at a low price, and this was afterwards cast in his teeth when men thought him unduly prosperous. For instance, we are told that when he was putting on boastful airs after his campaign in Libya, a certain nobleman said to him: [ldquo ]How canst thou be an honest man, when thy father left thee nothing, and yet thou art so rich?[rdquo ]

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