He always lived freely and generously on what he had, which was so far from being excessive, that after his death there was but barely enough left to answer his wife's dowry.
Plt Aemilius Chapter 3: Aemilius in Spain

He prayed for victory with his sword in his hand,
Plt Aemilius Chapter 18: Perseus leaves the battle-field

He only permitted his own sons , who were great lovers of learning, to take the king's books;
Plt Aemilius Chapter 27: Settling of Macedonia and Greece