Jugurthine War and Conspiracy of Catiline with an English Commentary and Geographical and Historical Indexes

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Harper & brothers, 1845
 

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Side 61 - ... statui res gestas populi Romani carptim, ut quaeque memoria digna videbantur, perscribere; eo magis quod mihi a spe, metu, partibus rei publicae animus liber erat.
Side 136 - Each legion was divided into ten cohorts, each cohort into three maniples, and each maniple into two...
Side 37 - Non sunt composita verba mea ; parum id facio ; ipsa se virtus satis ostendit : illis artificio opus est, ut turpia facta oratione tegant. Neque litteras Graecas didici : parum placebat eas discere, quippe quae ad virtutem doctoribus nihil profuerunt.
Side 69 - ... viri? nonne emori per virtutem praestat quam vitam miseram atque inhonestam, ubi alienae superbiae ludibrio fueris, per dedecus amittere?
Side 249 - When the day of election came, Caesar's mother attending him to. the door with her eyes bathed in tears, he embraced her and said, " My dear mother, you will see me this day either chief pontiff, or an exile.
Side 87 - De poena possum equidem dicere, id quod res habet, in luctu atque miseriis mortem aerumnarum requiem, non cruciatum esse; eam cuncta mortalium mala dissolvere; ultra neque curae neque gaudio locum esse.
Side 171 - neither learned to read Greek, nor would ever make use of that language upon any serious occasion : thinking it ridiculous to bestow time on learning a language of which the teachers were slaves. And when, after his second triumph, at the dedication of a temple, he exhibited shows to the people in the Grecian manner, he barely entered the theatre and sat down, and then immediately departed.
Side 64 - Sed primo magis ambitio quam avaritia animos hominum exercebat, quod tamen vitium propius virtutem erat. Nam gloriam, honorem, imperium bonus et ignavos aeque sibi exoptant; sed ille vera via nititur, huic, quia bonae artes desunt, dolis atque fallaciis contendit.

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