Note 014
From Chapter 68 of the Decline & Fall

Phranza does justice to his master's sense and courage. Calliditatem hominis non ignorans Imperator prior arma movere constituit, and stigmatizes the folly of the cum sacri tum profani procures, which he had heard, amentes spe vanâ pasci. Ducas was not a privy-counsellor.

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