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It is not a short book but that surely was some succinct comprehension of it. I like about P.Ovidius that he excels in mockery: no joke too low, no quip too blatant, eternally tossing and turning, he is to be the great trailblazer of all following Imperial literature.
Very well put, Hortensio!'Quámvis sint sub aquá-, sub aquá- maledicere temptant' ;)