NOTE I.—The Menippean Satires of Varro.
The reader will find all the information on this subject in Riese's edition of the Menippean Satires, Leipsic, 1865. We append a few fragments showing their style, language, and metrical treatment.
(1) From the ammon metreis.
“Quem secuntur eum rutundis velitis leves parmis
Ante signani quadratis multisignibus tecti.”