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A Friend Of Caesar A Tale Of The Fall Of The Roman Republic. Time, 50-47 B.C. Part 2

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A Friend Of Caesar        A Tale Of The Fall Of The Roman Republic. Time, 50-47 B.C. Part 2
Cornelia Was At Baiae, The Famous Watering-Place, Upon The Classic
Neapolitan Bay,--Which Was The Brighton Or Newport Of The Roman. Here
Was The Haunt Of The Sybarites, Whose Gay Barks Skimmed The Shallow
Waters Of The Lucrine Lake; And Not Far Off Slumbered In Its Volcanic
Hollow That Other Lake, Avernus, Renowned In Legend And Poetry,
Through Whose Caverns, Fable Had It, Lay The Entrance To The World Of
The Dead. The Whole Country About Was One City Of Stately Villas, Of
Cool Groves, Of Bright Gardens; A Huge Pleasure World, Where Freedom
Too Often Became License; Where The Dregs Of The Nectar Cup Too Often
Meant Physical Ruin And Moral Death.

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