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Monday: December 19, 2005

The Golden Mean

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Horace illustrates it in a single line of verse (dactylic hexameter):

Pastillos Rufillus olet, Gargonius hircum.

Rufillus smells like breath-mints, Gargonius like a goat.

(Satires, i.2.27)