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  • We are now in the fortunate position of having available to us, and in two forms, the text as Perkins had it set into type, both of them bearing the word Trimalchio as title. [

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  • Would we love "The Great Gatsby" as much if Fitzgerald had gone with an earlier title, "Trimalchio in West Egg"?

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  • Had he got his way it would have been Trimalchio in West Egg, or, Under the Red White and Blue.

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  • It's not "Trimalchio in West Egg," "The High-Bouncing Lover" or "Under the Red, White and Blue" -- thank goodness.

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  • It was very small, like a cold water cistern; Trimalchio was standing upright in it, and one could not escape his disgusting bragging even here.


  • Menelaus had scarcely ceased speaking when Trimalchio snapped his fingers; the eunuch, hearing the signal, held the chamber-pot for him while he still continued playing.


  • On the other hand, suppose Trimalchio is speaking of something so commonplace in his locality that the second term has become a generic, then the difficulty disappears.


  • Glaring at him, Trimalchio said, "Go hang yourself, since you're so careless."


  • It was not long before Stychus brought a white shroud and a purple-bordered toga into the dining-room, and Trimalchio requested us to feel them and see if they were pure wool.


  • Trimalchio had already been sprinkled with perfume and was being rubbed down, not with linen towels, however, but with cloths made from the finest wool.



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