Note 104
From Chapter 25 of the Decline & Fall

Quin et Aremoricus piratem Saxona tractus__
Sperabat; cui pelle salum sulcare Britannum
Ludus; et assuto glaucum mare findere lembo. Sidon. in Panegyr. Avit. 369.

The genius of Caesar imitated, for a particular service, these rude, but light vessels, which were likewise used by the natives of Britain (Comment. de Bell. Civil. i. 54, and Guichardt, Nouveaux Memoires Militaires, tom. ii. p. 41, 42). The British vessels would now astonish the genius of Caesar.

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