He declares that the peculiar vices of each country were collected in the sink of Carthage (1. vii. p. 257). In the indulgence of vice the Africans applauded their manly virtue.
Et illi se magis virilis fortitudinis esse crederent, qui maxime viros feminei usus probrositate fregissent (p. 268).
The streets of Carthage were polluted by effeminate wretches, who publicly assumed the countenance, the dress, and the character, of women (p. 264). If a monk appeared in the city, the holy man was pursued with impious scorn and ridicule;
detestantibus ridentium cachinnis (p. 289).