The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero, כרך 3

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Vernor and Hood, 1804
 

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עמוד 381 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have be,en esteemed useful engines of government.
עמוד 269 - Caesar any new power, but to apply that which he had acquired by his own vigour to the public service and the ruin of Antony ; in which he succeeded even beyond expectation, and would certainly have gained his end, had he not been prevented by accidents which could not be foreseen.
עמוד 299 - As soon as the soldiers appeared, the servants prepared themselves to fight, being resolved to defend their master's life at the hazard of their own: but Cicero commanded them to set him down, and to make no resistance...
עמוד 344 - ... professed to follow, as the general rule of his life. This, as he often declares, was drawn from the Academic sect, which derived its origin from Socrates, and its name from a celebrated gymnasium or place of exercise, in the suburbs of Athens, called the Academy, where the professors of that school used to hold their lectures and philosophical disputations '. Socrates was the first who banished physics out of philosophy, which till his time had been the sole object of it, and drew it off from...
עמוד 372 - Philofophy to put an end to his life. But as the Stoics exalted human nature too high, fo the Epicureans...
עמוד 48 - Caesar exhibited for the victory of his uncle: this was an affair of private, not of public duty; it was what I ought to have performed to the memory and honour of my dead friend; and what I could not, therefore deny to a youth of the greatest hopes, and so highly worthy of Caesar.
עמוד 293 - The old historians endeavour to persuade us that Caesar did not give him up to the revenge of his colleagues without the greatest reluctance, and after a struggle of two days to preserve him : but all that tenderness was artificial, and a part assumed, to give the better colour to his desertion of him : for Cicero's death was the natural effect of their union ; and a necessary sacrifice to the common interest of the three : those who met to destroy liberty must come determined to destroy him ; since...
עמוד 284 - I ever wish to see that city, or think it a city, which would not accept liberty when offered, and even forced upon it, but has more dread of the name of their late king, in the person of a boy, than confidence in itself; though it has seen that very king taken off, in the...
עמוד 337 - ... should show what share chance, or rashness, or prudence, had in them : that in regard to persons, he should describe, not only their particular actions, but the lives and characters of all those who bear an eminent part in the story...
עמוד 318 - ... respect and gratitude ; and the more a man received in this way, the more it redounded to his credit. — Thus Cicero mentions it, to the honor of Lucullus. that, while he governed Asia, as proconsul, many great estates were left to him, by willj : and Nepos tells us, in praise of Atticus, that he...

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