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Salvius was anxiously having a conversation with Memor. A slave, having entered, runs to Memor.servus: Master, King Cogidubnus is coming here. The king is wearing an ornate toga with a purple border and badges of office. He leads a large number of armed men with him.Memor: The king is leading armed men here? He is wearing a toga with a purple border?Cogidubnus enters. He is holding a letter in his hands, having been written by Cephalus.Cogidubnus: Memor, you prepared that trap. You ordered Cephalus to obtain poison and to kill me. But Cephalus, your freedman, revealed it all to me.Memor: Cogidubnus, what you are saying, is absurd. Cephalus is dead.Cogidubnus: Cephalus was a very prudent man. He did not trust you. He unwillingly obeyed you. As soon as you gave these orders, Cephalus wrote a letter in which he revealed everything. A slave, sent by Cephalus, brought the letter to meMemor: The letter is false, the slave is very deceitful.

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