Very little enthusiasm was shown in the matter by the people, who preferred the distribution of doles in the city to the prospect of distant allotments.
Doles variorum edition (1896), J.
Pliny also asks for a decision on the status and maintenance of deserted children (65), and on the custom of distributing public doles on the occasion of interesting events in the life of a private citizen.
A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.
Which he avowedly threw over his friends on the ground that lie had greater subjects to consider than the triumph of obsolete: opinions was, in effect, an attempt to conciliate hisold supporters by, a policy of doles, and to find the means for doing so by the increased taxation of the middle classes.