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tutius, ‘surer’ (i.e. more promising, a sense often found in our word ‘safer’), since Ulysses has already gained the success of being allowed to appear against him. Cf. Tac. H. I. lxii. 2,Nihil in discordiis civilibus festinatione tutius”.

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