Note 128
From Chapter 36 of the Decline & Fall

See the eloquent Declamation of Seneca, (Epist. lxxxvi.). The philosopher might have recollected that all luxury is relative; and that the elder Scipio, whose manners were polished by study and conversation, was himself accused of that vice by his ruder contemporaries (Livy, xxix. 19).

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