Note 093
From Chapter 44 of the Decline & Fall

Ancient Greek Apud Homerum patrem omnis virtutis (1st Praefat. ad Pandect.). A line of Milton or Tasso would surprise us in an act of parliament. Quae omnia obtinere sancimus in omne aevum. Of the first Code, he says, (2d Praefat.,) in aeternum valiturum. Man and forever!

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