Gibbon on the younger Gordian

Twenty-two acknowledged concubines, and a library of sixty-two thousand volumes, attested the variety of his inclinations, and from the productions which he left behind him, it appears that the former as well as the latter were designed for use rather than ostentation.
(Decline and Fall, chapter VII)

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  1. hawkwing_lb says:

    Clearly Belfast has metastasised.

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