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  • Yet, fond of gaudy spoils, the boy would stay To make the rich caparison his prey, Which on the steed of conquer’d Rhamnes lay.
  • Rang’d on the line oppos’d, Antonius brings Barbarian aids, and troops of Eastern kings; Th’ Arabians near, and Bactrians from afar, Of tongues discordant, and a mingled war: And, rich in gaudy robes, amidst the strife, His ill fate follows him— th’ Egyptian wife.

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  • She wore a gaudy costume.
  • By local standards, her outfit was gaudy.

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