it is said that the first to receive an omen: six vultures, the augury had been announced to Romulus when double the number shown itself, in both cases king by his own appeared to him a precept, other from the number of birds, the kingdom of conversations with him. from thence with heated passions led to bloodshed; there in the tumult Remus was killed. more common story is that Remus contemptuously jumped over the walls; killed by the enraged Romulus, who exclaimed, “So perish whoever else shall leap over my walls,” the slain man. (City i.vii)

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