Note 136
From Chapter 24 of the Decline & Fall

At the funeral of Vespasian, the comedian who personated that frugal emperor anxiously inquired how much it cost?
Fourscore thousand pounds (centies).
Give me the tenth part of the sum, and throw my body into the Tiber. — Suetonius in Vespasian, c. 19, with the notes of Casaubon and Gronovius.

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