The Universal Anthology; A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient Mediaeval and Modern, with Biographical and Explanatory Notes Volume N . 5

The Universal Anthology; A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient Mediaeval and Modern, with Biographical and Explanatory Notes Volume N . 5

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...your health, and send me messengers with letters to let me know what goes on, and how you yourselves are faring. My suspense in any case cannot now be long. Give my love to my little Tullia and my Marcus. Dyrrachium, Nov. 26. P.S.--I have moved to Dyrrachium because it is not only a free city, but very much in my interest, and quite near to Italy; but if the bustle of the place proves an annoyance I shall betake myself elsewhere and give you notice. From Cesar At Brundisium To Cicero At Formls!, Early In March, B.c. 49. I had barely seen our friend Furnius, and was not able to talk to him or hear his news without inconvenience to myself, being, as I am, in a great hurry, indeed actually on the march, and with my troops already gone on in advance, but I could not let the opportunity pass of writing you a letter and getting him to convey it, and with my thanks; though I have done this already many times, and it seems to me I shall have to do so many times more, so well do you deserve this from me. I must particularly request that, since I trust shortly to come to the neighborhood of Rome, I may see you there to avail myself of your judgment, your influence, your position, and your assistance in all that concerns me. To return to the point: excuse this hurry and the shortness of my letter; anything further you will be able to hear from Furnius. Cicero's Reply To The Preceding, March 18 (?). Upon reading your letter--which I received through our friend Furnius--requesting me to stay somewhere within reach of town, I was not so much surprised at your expressing a wish to avail yourself of my "judgment" and my "position," as doubtful of the meaning you intended to convey by my "influence and assistance." Hope, however, led...
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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636708
  • 9781236636706