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Antipater to Basil.

Twice cabbage is death,” says the unkind proverb.  I, however, though I have called for it often, shall die once.  Yes:  even though I had never called for it at all!  If you do die anyhow, don’t fear to eat a delicious relish, unjustly reviled by the proverb!

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