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E. supporters of the traditional (plutocratic) structure of Roman government. On the meaning of optimus (best) and optimate cf. the excursus on optimates in On Behalf of Sestius –; see also ‘‘Text and Translation’’ above.  On the Commonwealth the trumpet that sounds the retreat, to summon back even those who have already gone forward. [] These arguments, certain and lucid though they are, are rejected by those who take the contrary position. They cite first the labors which must be undergone in defending the commonwealth – a minor burden for an alert and vigorous man, and one to be scorned not only in major matters but even in lesser desires or duties, or even in business.

There is a gap in the text. C. ) to Marius’ flight from Sulla and his violent return and revenge after Sulla’s departure to the Mithdradatic War.  And yet my misfortunes had more honor than hardship and incurred less difficulty than glory; and I reaped greater joy from the sympathy of respectable citizens than pain from the happiness of the wicked. But as I said, if things had worked out differently, how could I complain? Nothing unforeseen happened to me, nothing worse than I expected considering how much I had done.

S interpretation of Plato as a synthesis of Socrates and Pythagoras may have been drawn from Dicaearchus.  Book  unannounced; and after greeting him, he grasped him affectionately and placed him on his own couch. And since Publius Rutilius (our informant about this conversation) arrived with him, he greeted him too and told him to sit next to Tubero.    : What are you up to? Has our arrival interrupted your conversation?  : Not at all.     : What is the subject?  : About those two suns; and I would like to know, Philus, what you think about it.

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