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"The elevated, what one might call the pure style, is not full of purple patches and bombast: it is lifted up by its intrinsic beauty." p. 37

"Anything on which I'm set, should be hard to get; A ready-made victor never appeals to me." p. 44

"Wine has a longer life than us poor folks. So let's wet our whistles. Wine is life." p. 56

"While he was talking, a young slave dropped a cup. Trimalchio looked in his direction. 'Get out and hang yourself,' he said, 'you're utterly useless.'" p. 69

"I'll give you a piece of advice: don't let your good luck turn your head, you kite, and don't make me show my teeth, my little darling—otherwise you'll feel my temper. You know me: once I've decided on something, it's fixed with a twelve-inch nail." p. 88

"Trimalchio, showing the effects of his disgusting drunkenness, had a fresh...

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