Note 003
From Chapter 36 of the Decline & Fall

Districtus ensis cui super impia
Cervice pendet, non Siculae dapes
Dulcem elaborabunt saporern:
Non avium citharaeque cantus
Somnum reducent. Horat. Carm. iii. 1.

Sidonius concludes his letter with the story of Damocles, which Cicero (Tusculan. v. 20, 21) had so inimitably told.

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