Note 052
From Chapter 31 of the Decline & Fall

See the third Satire (60 125) of Juvenal, who indignantly complains,

__Quamvis quota portio faecia Achaei!
Jampridem Syrus in Tiberim defluxit Orontes;
Et linguam et mores, etc.

Seneca, when he proposes to comfort his mother (Consolat. ad Helv. c. 6) by the reflection that a great part of mankind were in a state of exile, reminds her how few of the inhabitants of Rome were born in the city.

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