We find from Quintilian, that Varro likewise composed satires in various kinds of verse.
It is hardly possible that the author of the book made these references to Varro.
Nevertheless Varro returned to Rome and appeared before the senate.
Varro sounded the praise of drunkenness in terms no less pathetic.
The day had arrived, and Varro and Chios were to meet the priests and priestesses concerning the picture of Saronia.
Varro insisted on giving the Carthaginians immediate battle.
Varro says the principles of it are the same which Ennius made to be the principles of all nature; earth, water, air, and the sun.
Varro spoke proudly of Rome, and Lucius of Britain, and the time sped on.
Varro would listen to nothing, and orders were given to the army to be ready on the morrow for the attack.
Varro passed that way, and said: 'I will drop in and see Chios.'