Note 170
From Chapter 15 of the Decline & Fall

This proportion of the presbyters and of the poor to the rest of the people was originally fixed by Burnet (Travels into Italy, p. 168), and is approved by Moyle (vol. ii. p. 151). They were both unacquainted with the passage of Chrysostonn which converts their conjecture almost into a fact.

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