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[316] Mos, rule of life: comp. Lucr. 5.958, “neque ullis Moribus inter se scibant nec legibus uti,” and see on G. 4. 5. “Cultus” is coupled with “humanitas” by Caes. B. G. 1. 1: expressing, as Mr. Long remarks, the external signs of civilization, dress, house, food, &c. ‘Nec iungere tauros’ is again from Lucr. 5.933, “Nec robustus erat curvi moderator aratri Quisquam, nec scibat ferro molirier arva.

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