From J. W. Worthy
To Marcus Tullius Cicero
Dearest Tully, greetings & good health to you!

       I have already alluded to a certain anomaly in your writings.  The enthusiasm with which you convey Greek letters and learning to your countrymen is frequently tempered by a remark that Romans could certainly do far better than the Greeks, if they regarded such things as important enough.  I might dismiss that as an encouraging pedagogical device, were it not for a certain negative attitude toward the Greeks which also surfaces from time to time in your correspondence.

       I wonder if you would be good enough to clarify this apparent discrepancy for me.

                                                                              With best wishes,

                                                                                             Wes Worthy

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