Note 035
From Chapter 40 of the Decline & Fall

Compare the anecdotes (c. 17) with the Edifices (l. i. c. 9) - how differently may the same fact be stated! John Malala (tom. ii. p. 174, 175) observes, that on this, or a similar occasion, she released and clothed the girls whom she had purchased from the stews at five aurei apiece.

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