Marci Tullii Ciceronis oratio prima in Lucium Catilinam, with tr. by A.C. Maybury

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1884
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Pagina 11 - With the morose, he could live severely ; with the free, gayly ; with the old, gravely ; with the young, cheerfully ; with the enterprising, audaciously ; with the vicious, luxuriously. By a temper so various and pliable, he gathered about him the profligate and the rash from all countries ; yet held attached to him, at the same time, many brave and worthy men, by the specious show of a pretended virtue.
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Pagina 11 - ... who more rapacious in plundering? who more profuse in squandering? He had a wonderful faculty of engaging men to his friendship, and obliging them by his observance; sharing with them in common whatever he was master of; serving them with his money, his interest, his pains, and, when there was occasion, by the most daring acts of villany, moulding his nature to his purposes, and bending it every way to his will. With the morose, he could live severely; with the free, gaily; with the old, gravely;...
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