Letter XXV: ad familiares 7.10
Rome, December, 54 B.C.
te Caesari [gap in text] videri: cf. quotation, Ep. XXI. (end).
sapere : with special reference to technical legal knowledge.
in Britanniam: cf. τῶν Βρεττανῶν, Ep. XXIV.1n.
in [gap in text] insula peritior: where all were savages. A similar jest at end of Ep. XXIV.
sum [gap in text] invitatus: the letters of Trebatius were apparently written in a personal and humorous vein.
subinvideo tibi, I envy you a trifle. Cf. Intr. 77.
accersitum: sc. to give advice.