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classics moodboards: mark antony

there was simplicity in his nature, and slowness of perception, though when he
did perceive his errors he showed keen repentance, and made full
acknowledgement to the very men who had been unfairly dealt with, and there was
largeness both in his restitution
to the wronged and in his punishment of the wrong-doers. yet he was thought to
exceed due bounds more in conferring favours than in inflicting punishments. and his wantonness in mirth and jest
carried its own remedy with it. for a man might pay back his jests and
insolence, and he delighted in being laughed at no less than in laughing at

— plutarch, life of antony