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Letter CXCVI. 2683

To Aburgius.

Rumour, messenger of good news, is continually reporting how you dart across, like the stars, appearing now here, now there, in the barbarian regions; now supplying the troops with provisions, now appearing in gorgeous array before the emperor.  I pray God that your doings may prosper as they deserve, and that you may achieve eminent success.  I pray that, so long as I live and breathe this air, (for my life now is no more than drawing breath), our country may from time to time behold you.



Placed in 375.

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