Roman satirical writer, usually
thought to be the Gaius Petronius whom Tacitus calls the
'arbiter elegantiae' at the court of Nero. His Satyricon wittily
depicts the licentious life of the moneyed class of freedmen in southern
Sec. 43 (Satyricon)
Not worth his salt.
Beauty and wisdom are rarely conjoined.
Beauty, wisdom, rarely, conjoined
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