The History of the Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero; In Two Volumes Volume 2

The History of the Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero; In Two Volumes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1741 edition. Excerpt: ...all the acts, writings, fuyP.'cokni-" mgs, promises, thoughts of Caesar should i.i-5 no-- have greater force now, than when he himW, UA' - self was living?" All which he charges to that mistake of the first day, in not summoning the Senate into the Capitol, where they might have done what they pleased, when their own party was uppermost, and these Robbers, as he calls them, dispersed and dejected." Among the other acts, which Antony confirmed, on the pretence of their being ordered by Caesar, he granted the freedom os the Gty to all Sicily, and resored to King Deiotarus all bis former dominions. Cicero speaks of this with great indignation O my Atticus, fays he, "the Ides of March have given us nothing, but "the joy of revenging ourselves on him, whom M we had reason to hate it was a brave act, u but left imperfect you know what akind "ness I have for the Sicilians', that I esteem it "an honor to be their Patron: Caesar granted "them many privileges, which I did not dif"like; though his giving them the rights of "Latium was intolerable: yet that was nothing "to what Antony has done, who for a large "fumm of money has published a law, pre"tended to be made by the Dictator, in an af"fembly of the people, though we never heard "a syllable of it in his life time, which makes u them all Citizens of Rome. Is not Deiota"Rus's cafe just the fame? He is worthy in Itane vero? hec metis k tuus Brutus egit, ut Lanuvii esset f ut Trebonius itineribus deviis proficiseeretur in provincial!)? ut omnia facta, feripta, difta, promiUa, cogitata Cdkrij plus valerent, quam si ipse. viveret? &c. Ad Att. 14. 10. u deed of any Kingdom; but not by the grant
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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236593065
  • 9781236593061