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N A T U RE:
LAWS, CUSTOMS, MANNERS, AND OPINIONS
IN FOUR VOLUMES.
“WHEN we enter into magnificent palaces,” says Tully,--whose oratory never relapsed into a thrifty and sanguinary eloquence, 'as Tacitus' strongly expresses it,-“we are at first struck with the gilded roofs, the marble columns, the costly pavements, and all the other decorations of art. But when we have beheld them often, we are no longer charmed with them; and they make no impression of pleasure on the mind. Whereas, the prospect of the country never satiates us; it is, as it were, ever new, and every day puts on some fresh form to entertain and delight us.” Who, that
Lucrosæ hujus et sanguinantis eloquentiæ..
Tacitus de Oratore.