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IN CATILINAM, IN GAIUM VERREM, ACTIO PRIMA

ET PRO ARCHIA POETA

CICERO'S ORATIONS

AGAINST CATILINE

AGAINST VERRES AND IN DEFENCE

OF ARCHIAS

WITH INTRODUCTION, ANALYSIS AND NOTES, EXPLANATORY AND CRITICAL

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LONDON
CROSBY LOCKWOOD & CO.
7, STATIONERS' HALL COURT, LUDGATE HILL

1878

294.

LONDON: PRINTED BY VIRTUE AND CO., LIMITED,

CITY BOAD,

TO

REV. JAMES GYLBY LONSDALE, M.A.,

.

LATE PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS AT KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON,

THIS EDITION OF

CICERO'S SELECT ORATIONS

IS INSCRIBED,

AS A MARK OF SINCERE RESPECT FOR HIS LEARNING,

AND OF GRATITUDE FOR HIS KINDNESS AND FRIENDSHIP DURING

MANY YEARS,

BY THE EDITOR.

PREFACE.

In preparing this annotated edition of Cicero's great orations against Catiline, the Actio Prima against Verres, and his defence of his friend and preceptor Archias the poet, the editor has consulted the best and most recent English commentators, and the invaluable works of Nizolius (Lexicon Ciceronianum), Orelli (Onomasticum Tullianum), of Teuffel, of Professor Halm, Dr. Mommsen, and Dr. Nägelsbach. An attempt has been made to clear

up all real difficulties in the way of the student. An introductory account of these speeches as well as abstract of their contents have been added, to render the work as useful and as complete as possible.

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