Note 030
From Chapter 32 of the Decline & Fall

Chrysostom, in another homily [in Eutr. ii. c. 1] (tom. iii. p. 386), affects to declare that Eutropius would not have been taken, had he not deserted the church. Zosimus (1. v. [c. 18] p. 313), on the contrary, pretends that his enemies forced him Ancient Greek from the sanctuary. Yet the promise is an evidence of some treaty; and the strong assurance of Claudian (Praefat. ad. l. ii. 46)

Sed tamen exemplo non feriere tuo,

may be considered as an evidence of some promise.

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