Today that slab of gratitude is all that remains of Marcellinus, but for Peter Toohey it may as well be a monument.
The style would disgrace a monk of the tenth century; but Marcellinus has many of the substantial qualities of a good historian.
Marcellinus and Peter, representing the Adoration of the Magi.
Clodius stayed at home: Marcellinus was splendid: all were keen.
Peter and Marcellinus, represents the same scene, but with two Magi only.
The story goes on to tell that Marcellinus fell into idolatry in order to save his life.
A litle after, Marcellinus adding what people they were that troubled the Britains in this wise, saith thus.
St. Augustine wrote to Marcellinus, the tribune, that "the Donatists must be whipped as schoolmasters whip their scholars."
A litle after, Marcellinus adding what people they were that troubled the Britains in this Picts diuided into two nations.
This is the only point, however, in which I am not pleased with Marcellinus—that he handles him too roughly.