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Quotation dates from this century, not 1st century

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7046.1611e (Published 22 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1611
  1. Walter R Chalmers
  1. Retired senior lecturer in classics 67 Craiglockhart Loan, Edinburgh EH14 1JG

    EDITOR,—The “quotation” from Petronius cited in G E P Vincenti's personal view1 is, alas, a modern invention. …

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