Nunquam a proposito declinabat, Galli similis fratris, licet incruentus. Ammian. xxii. 14.
The ignorance of the most enlightened princes may claim some excuse, but we cannot be satisfied with Julian's own defence (in Misopogon, p. 368, 369), or the elaborate apology of Libanius (Orat. Parental. c. xcvii. p. 321).