Note 065
From Chapter 31 of the Decline & Fall

Ammianus, 1. xiv. c. 6. He complains, with decent indignation, that the streets of Rome were filled with crowds of females, who might have given children to the state, but whose only occupation was to curl and dress their hair, and

jactari volubilibus gyris, dum exprimunt innumera simulacra, quae finxere fabulae theatrales.
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