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A rich patron fishes for compliments (1.53-55): calidum scis ponere sumen, scis comitem horridulum trita donare lacerna, et ‘verum’ inquis ‘amo, verum mihi dicite de me.’ 55 The two gifts offered as bait are oddly assorted. A worn cloak shows a … Continue reading