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1 Although it has been thought necessary by M. Fée, in the notes to Ajasson's trans., ii. 384, 385, to enter into a formal examination of this opinion of the author's, I conceive that few of our readers will agree with him in this respect.
2 Suetonius informs us, that Augustus always wore a seal's skin for this purpose; Octavius, § 90.
3 The eagle was represented by the ancients with a thunderbolt in its claws.
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