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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Er, my cheapo (no wait, gave it away) copy had a certain amount of commentary and ... er you don't mention the sheer "bawdyness" of the thing. Not so sure about the 'clearness' of the account but the focus is certainly singleminded. What I like about this and others (Pliny the younger, say) is how it shows these 'ancients' as reasonable people. There's no sense that they were superstitious, god-ridden morons who believed Apollo was up there in a chariot bringing daylight as is often the way they're represe