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[29] a fact which Cicero recorded in the words, “Cimber has killed his brother German.”1

The epigram against Sallust is scarcely less well known:

“Crispus, you, too, Jugurtha's fall who told,
And filched such store of words from Cato old.

1 Phil. XI. vi. 14. A pun on the two meanings of gemanus, brother and German.

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