Note 016
From Chapter 27 of the Decline & Fall

He protested,

nullum ex adversariis nisi inacie occubuisse. Sulp. Severus in Vit. B. Martin c. 23.

The orator of Theodosius bestow's reluctant, and therefore weighty, praise on his clemency.

Si cui ille, pro ceteris, sceleribus, suit, minus crudelis fuisse videtur (Panegyr. Vet. xii. 28).
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