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  • Plinius, your point that many people talk about their votes as if they mattered is well taken.

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  • [1205] Plinius Secundus remembers such a house at Athens, which Athenodorus the philosopher hired, which no man durst inhabit for fear of devils.

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  • I do not much esteem thy censure, take thy course, it is not as thou wilt, nor as I will, but when we have both done, that of [120] Plinius Secundus to

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  • Idem Plinius contendit quosdam esse morbos qui incantationibus solum curentur.

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  • Apollonius Rhodius [1680] wilfully banished himself, forsaking his country, and all his dear friends, because he was out in reciting his poems, Plinius, lib.

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  • It was in great request of old amongst the Greeks, Romans, Barbarians, mentioned by Homer, Herodotus, and Plinius.

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  • 'Tis to no purpose in that vulgar phrase to use a company of obsolete sentences, and familiar sayings: as [3558] Plinius Secundus, being now sorrowful and heavy for the departure of his dear friend Cornelius

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  • Hortensius, Terentia by Tullius, Calphurnia to Plinius, Pudentilla to Apuleius, [5935] hold the candle whilst their husbands did meditate and write, so theirs may do them, and as my dear Camilla doth to me.

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  • So Tully had his Tusculan, Plinius his Lauretan village, and every gentleman of any fashion in our times hath the like.

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  • Herodotus and Plato, Plinius and — — ahem! much more when the circumnavigators are Britons; more, again, when

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