Select orations and letters of Cicero: (Allen and Greenough's edition)

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Ginn, 1902 - 629 pagine
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Pagina 148 - Atque sic a summis hominibus eruditissimisque accepimus, ceterarum rerum studia et doctrina et praeceptis et arte constare ; poe'tam natura ipsa valere et mentis viribus excitari et quasi divino quodam spiritu inflari. Quare suo jure noster ille Ennius sanctos appellat 80 poetas, quod quasi deorum aliquo dono atque munere commendati nobis esse videantur.
Pagina 221 - ... of iniquity; under whom all the fraud, all the peculation, all the tyranny in India, are embodied, disciplined, arrayed, and paid. This is the person, my lords, that we bring before you. We have brought before you such a person, that, if you strike at him with the firm and decided arm of justice, you will not have need of a great many more examples. You strike at the whole corps, if you strike at the head.
Pagina 150 - At iis laudibus certe non solum ipse qui laudatur, sed etiam populi Romani nomen ornatur. In caelum huius proavus Cato tollitur : magnus honos populi Romani rebus adiungitur.
Pagina 85 - Palati, nihil urbis vigiliae, nihil timor populi, nihil concursus bonorum omnium, nihil hie munitissimus habendi senatus locus, nihil horum ora voltusque moverunt ? Patere tua consilia non sentis, constrictam iam horum omnium scientia teneri coniurationem tuam non vides ? Quid proxima, quid superiore nocte egeris, ubi fueris, quos convocaveris, quid consili ceperis, quem nostrum 2 ignorare arbitraris ? O tempora, o mores ! Senatus haec intellegit, consul videt ; hie tamen vivit.
Pagina 5 - Apollo, -inis, [?], M., the son of Jupiter and Latona and twin brother of Diana, god of the sun, of divination, of poetry and music, and president of the Muses. He was also god of archery, of pestilence, and, on the other hand, of healing. He is identified by Caesar with some Celtic divinity.
Pagina 11 - N., an augury (an observation of the omens), auspices (in the plural). aut [?, but cf. autem], conj., or (regularly exclusive, cf. vel). — Repeated, either . . . or. autem [?, akin to aut], conj., but (the weakest degree of opposition, cf. sed), on the other hand...
Pagina 142 - Esp., a prator, one of a class of magistrates at Rome. In early times two had judicial powers, and the others regular commands abroad. Later, all, during their year of office, had judicial powers, but, like the consuls (who were originally called praetors), they had a year abroad as propraetors : urbanus (the judge of the court for cases between citizens).
Pagina 85 - Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra ? Quam diu etiam furor iste tuus nos eludet ? Quem ad finem sese effrenata iactabit audacia...
Pagina 284 - No wars have ravaged these lands and depopulated these villages! No desolating foreign foe! No domestic broils! No disputed succession! No religious, super-serviceable zeal!
Pagina 33 - F., self-restraint. contineo, -tinere, -tinul, -tentus [con-teneo], 2. va, hold together, connect, contain, hold in. . — Hence, in many fig. meanings, restrain, hold in check, keep (within bounds), hem in, retain (in something). — Pass. or with reflex., keep within, remain, be included in, be bounded, consist in (be contained in), depend upon.

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