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1 nec animum S.

2 dixerim R nonnulli. a The expression is attributed by Sallust (Hist. Fr. 2. 37 Dietsch) to Appius Claudius, censor in 312 B.C, and refers, of course, to the profession of the snarling causidici; cf. also Quint. XII. 9. 9. Lactantius (Div. Inst. VI. 18. 26) accuses even Cicero of canina eloquentia. b I.e. at the salutatio or early morning call. c The bundles of rods carried by attendants of high officials as symbols of authority.

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