Note 033
From Chapter 31 of the Decline & Fall

The learned Arbuthnot (Tables of Ancient Coins, etc., p. 153) has observed with humour, and I believe with truth, that Augustus had neither glass to his windows nor a shirt to his back. Under the lower empire the use of linen and glass became somewhat more common. [Glass was in general use during the reign of Augustus, and linen in that of Tiberius.]

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