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Cicero's Epistles to Atticus; With Notes Historical, Explanatory, and Critical Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R413
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Cicero's Epistles to Atticus; With Notes Historical, Explanatory, and Critical Volume 2 (Paperback): United States General...
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Cicero's Epistles to Atticus; With Notes Historical, Explanatory, and Critical Volume 2 (Paperback)

United States General Accounting Office, Marcus Tullius Cicero

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 edition. Excerpt: ... by all means, determined to avoid him. I think you are in the right in your resolution2 to retire to your estate in Caonia, and to alter your sphere of life. You say, you are ignorant whether or not Domitius3 has declined his badges of authority. When you do, let me know. So much for your first letter; your two next, which came to my hands, both of them dated the last of February, have quite unhinged my former resolution, which, as I wrote you before, was then wavering. I am not moved by your expression, tkat Pompey is so enraged, as not to spare wen Jupiter himself. For our danger is equal from the resentment of either party. Victory does not incline to the side of ' justice, butto Caesar, whose superior promptitude commands success. Even the conduct of the consuls makes no impression upon me; for they are as easily moved as a leaf, or a feather. What I 871872 1 He was one of those who were taken prisoners at Corfinium, and, notwithstanding what Cicero says here, Caesar certainly saw him (Vide Bell. Civ. Ibid.) and very probably charged him with such a commission as is here mentioned for Pompey. 2 The original here is incorrigibly corrupted. 3 He was entitled to have lictors, and the badges of authority, by being named to be Caesar's successor in the. government of the Transalpine Gaul. If he dismissed that distinction, it was a sign that be approved of Caesar's pretensions, and would have been an excellent excuse for our author to have done the same. 'owe to myself and my country, is the con sideration that gives me, and has given me, all my pangs. Caution clearly requires my remaining in Italy, but the voice of honour seems to call me to leave it; and I am sometimes inclined to prefer, that the many should reproach me for want...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States General Accounting Office • Marcus Tullius Cicero
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-11425-1
Barcode: 9781234114251
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-11425-9

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