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The balance was definitely turned in his disfavour by Cicero, by his former rival
Cicero, who honestly shared the conviction that novae tabulae was tantamount to
fraudulent evasion. By a repetition of the alarmist tactics which had answered so
Cicero's hour of triumph. never have been in doubt. Yet Cicero's vigilance and
energy saved Italy from the risk of another sanguinary, if transient, period of civil
conflict, and the complimentary title of pater patriae, which Catulus proposed to ...
The nucleus of a history of Roman literature was contained in the various writings
in which Cicero sketched the growth of oratory at Rome. These treatises, which
combined wide learning with a keen and sympathetic appreciation of Cicero's ...
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