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Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Cicero, Letters to his Friends 5.12.1

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To Lucius Lucceius.

coram me tecum eadem haec agere saepe conantem deterruit pudor quidam paene subrusticus, quae nunc expromam absens audacius; epistula enim non erubescit.

I have often tried to speak of these matters with you in person, but an almost clownish sense of shyness has scared me off; now, being away from you, I shall declare them more boldly, since a letter does not blush.

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August 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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