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- noun Plural form of
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The ostrich and the cameleopard, the wild ass and the zebra, the chamois and the ibex of Angora, -- all brought their tributes of beauty or deformity to these vast aceldamas of Rome: their savage voices ascended in tumultuous uproar to the chambers of the capitol: a million of spectators sat round them: standing in the centre was a single statuesque figure -- the imperial sagittary, beautiful as an Antinous, and majestic as
The Caesars Thomas De Quincey 1822
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