M. Tulli Ciceronis Orationes et epistolae selectae: Select orations and letters of Cicero

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Allyn and Bacon, 1905 - 514 pages

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Page 248 - Let me have men about me that are fat ; Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much : such men are dangerous.
Page 322 - Imperator he proposed extraordinary rewards for the fathers of numerous families, while he at the same time as supreme judge of the nation treated divorce and adultery with a rigour according to Roman ideas unparalleled.
Page 256 - As a result of this, Lentulus was delivered to Publius Lentulus Spinther, who at the time was an aedile, Cethegus to Quintus Cornificius, Statilius to Gaius Caesar, Gabinius to Marcus Crassus, and Caeparius (for he had just been caught and brought back) to a senator called Gnaeus Terentius.
Page 238 - Interea Manlius in Etruria plebem sollicitare, egestate simul ac dolore iniuriae novarum rerum cupidam, quod Sullae dominatione agros bonaque omnia amiserat; praeterea latrones cuiusque generis, quorum in ea regione magna copia erat; nonnullos ex Sullanis coloniis, quibus lubido atque luxuria ex magnis rapinis nihil reliqui fecerat.
Page 282 - Croton they carried off with them the temple treasures of the Lacinian Hera ; they landed in Brundisium, Misenum, and Caieta, in the Etruscan ports, and even in Ostia itself; they seized the most eminent Roman officers as captives, among others the admiral of the Cilician army, and two praetors with...
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