Note 064
From Chapter 25 of the Decline & Fall

Zosimus, l. iv. [c. 3] p. 202. Ammian. xxx. 9. His reformation of costly abuses might entitle him to the praise of,

in provinciales admodum parcus tributorum ubique molliens sarcinas.

By some his frugality was styled avarice (Jerom. Chron. p. 186 [tom. viii. p. 809, ed. Vallars.]).

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