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[29] These spend all their life with wine and dice, in low haunts, pleasures, and the games. Their temple, their dwelling, their assembly, and the height of all their hopes is the Circus Maximus. You may see many groups of them gathered in the fora, the cross-roads, the streets, 1 and their other meeting-places, engaged in quarrelsome arguments with one another, some (as usual) defending this, others that.

1 See Class. Phil. xxxii (1937), 49 ff.

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