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[76] Some style this type of jest consequent and, on the ground that both [p. 481] jests seem to follow so naturally and inevitably, class it with the jest which Cicero levelled against Curio, who always began his speeches by asking indulgence for his youth: “You will find your exordium easier every day,” he said.

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