M. T. Ciceronis de Officiis Libri Tres; Ex Editionibus Oliveti Et Emesti

M. T. Ciceronis de Officiis Libri Tres; Ex Editionibus Oliveti Et Emesti

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...preservation of inward tranquillity one of the most important duties. 40. 14. Rerwn externarum. Such as honors or wealth. 40. 18. Nullique.... succumbere. "To be a slave to no man's will, to his own irregular passions, or to the caprice of fortune." 40. 23. Vit .. rerum. These words are probably governed by periculorum; some, however consider them governed by causa understood. 40. 25. Splendor et amplituJo. "Beauty and excellence." 41. 10. Ut discedas. "That you offend in no respect against nature." 41. 15. Labore. "By pain." 41. 24. Nee vero am. "Neither ought places of power to be sought after, but rather, at some times to be refused when offered, at others to be laid aside." Deponenda nonnunquam. As in the case of Sylla who gave up the office of dictator and retired to a solitary retreat at Puteoli; or of L. Tarquinius Collatinus, who, because he was one of the Tarquins so much abominated by the Roman people, laid down his office of consul and retired to Alba in voluntary banishment. 42. 7. Philosophi. Among whom were Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. 42. 9. Vixer unlque.... familiari. See the accounts of Q. Cincinnatus, C. Fahricius and Cu. Den tatu s. 42. 10. His idem velis. "With these the same object was in view as with kings, to be in want of nothing, to be under the control of none, to enjoy perfect freedom; the peculiarity of which is to live as you please." Sec. XXI. A public and private life compared. Those best qualified should serve the state. Rules to be observed. 42. 14. Quare cum otwsis. "This then being the common design of those who are ambitious of power, and of those whom I have mentioned as men of...show more

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  • 9781236565136