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according accused adopted Alluding appears Asia atque autem authority Caesar called Catiline Cato causa cause character Cicero citizens commander common text Compare consulship Consult course denotes editions employed enim equivalent Ernesti esse esset etiam expression favour feelings force former friends fuit give given Greek haec Hence honours hujus illa Index individual Italy language latter Literally means meant merely mihi Mithridates modo Murena nature neque nihil occasion omnes omnia omnium opinion oration Page passage passed person Pompey praetor present quae quam quid quidem Quirites quis quod reading rebus refers regards reipublicae remarks respecting Roman Rome says senate sense sunt taken tamen term thing tion vero vestris virtue vobis whole
Page 52 - Quare quis tandem me reprehendat aut quis mihi iure suscenseat si, quantum ceteris ad suas res obeundas, quantum ad festos dies ludorum celebrandos, quantum ad alias voluptates et ad ipsam requiem animi et corporis conceditur temporum, quantum alii tribuunt tempestivis conviviis, quantum denique alveolo, quantum pilae, tantum mihi egomet ad haec studia recolenda sumpsero?
Page 53 - Atque idem ego contendo, cum ad naturam eximiam atque illustrem accesserit ratio quaedam conformatioque doctrinae, tum illud nescio quid praeclarum ac singulare solere exsistere. Ex hoc esse hunc numero, quem patres nostri viderunt, divinum hominem Africanum; ex hoc C Laelium, L.
Page 54 - ... haec studia adolescentiam alunt, senectutem oblectant, secundas res ornant, adversis perfugium ac solatium praebent, 'delectant domi, non impediunt foris, pernoctant nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur.
Page 122 - ... solos sapientes esse, si distortissimi sint, formosos ; si mendicissimi, divites ; si servitutem serviant, reges : nos autem, qui sapientes non sumus, fugitivos, exsules, hostes, insanos denique esse dicunt : omnia peccata esse paria : omne delictum scelus esse nefarium, nee minus delinquere eum, qui gallum gallinaceum, cum opus non fuerit, quam eum, qui patrem suffocaverit : sapientem nihil opinari, nullius rei paenitere, nulla in re falli, sententiam mutare numquam.
Page 54 - Atque sic a summis hominibus eruditissimisque accepimus, ceterarum rerum studia et doctrina et praeceptis et arte constare; poe'tam natura ipsa valere et mentis viribus excitari et quasi divino quodam spiritu inflari. Qua re suo iure noster ille Ennius sanctos appellat poe'tas, quod quasi deorum aliquo dono atque munere commendati nobis esse videantur.
Page 163 - A silver eagle, with expanded wings, on the top of a spear, sometimes holding a thunderbolt in its claws, with the figure of a small chapel above it, Dio. xl. 18., was the common standard of the legion, at least after the time of Marius, for before that the figures of other animals were used, Plin.
Page 201 - The Saturnalia or festival of Saturn, was the most celebrated in the Roman Calendar. It took place in the month of December, beginning on the .7th and lasting for several days. At first it was for one day, afterward for three, (which was the case in Cicero's time,) and by the order of Caligula for five days. During its continuance, all orders were devoted to mirth and feasting, friends sent presents to one another, and the slaves were entertained, and even waited upon by their masters.
Page xxix - Dr. B. The attendants, as soon as the soldiers appeared, prepared themselves for action, being resolved to defend their master's life at the hazard of their own ; but Cicero commanded them to set down the litter in which they were conveying him, and to make no resistance...
Page 318 - The war with the Cilician pirates." The power of the pirates, as Plutarch remarks, ( Vit. Pomp. c. 24) had its foundation in Cilicia. Their progress was the more dangerous, because at first it was little noticed. In the Mithridatic war they assumed new confidence and courage, on account of some services which they had rendered the king. Afterward, in the interval between the first and second Mithridatic wars, the Romans being engaged in civil contests at the very gates of their capital, the sea was...