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In attacking the present author they are really attacking Naevius, Plautus and Ennius, whom he takes for his models and whose 'carelessness' he would far rather imitate than his critics' dreary pedantry.


Andria prologue l. 18, translated by Betty Radice

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In attacking the present author they are really attacking Naevius, Plautus and Ennius, whom he takes for his models and whose 'carelessness' he would ...

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In attacking the present author they are really attacking Naevius, Plautus and Ennius, whom he takes for his models and whose 'carelessness' he would ...

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In attacking the present author they are really attacking Naevius, Plautus and Ennius, whom he takes for his models and whose 'carelessness' he would ...

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In attacking the present author they are really attacking Naevius, Plautus and Ennius, whom he takes for his models and whose 'carelessness' he would ...