Select Letters Of Cicero; Literally Translated by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Select Letters Of Cicero; Literally Translated

byMarcus Tullius Cicero

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... should like to persuade you that I shall have contii pleasure if I know you are looking after my interests. XLVI. (att. V. 1.) I truly saw your feelings at my departure, and am witness to my own state of mind; all the more must you see to it that no new decree may be made that this loss which we feel may not be for more than a year. You have cared well for Annius Saturninus. With regard to giving security, I ask you, as long as you are at Rome, to do it for me yourself; there are also some securities which might be given by mortgage, as for example on my Mennian or Atilian farm. In the case of Oppius, I am gratified by what you have done, and particularly because you have promised payment of the 800 sesterces. This I wish by all means to be paid, even though I have to borrow for it so as not to wait for the full exaction of all debts due me. Now I come to that line of your letter which was written across at the end of it, in which you remind me of your sister. This is the state of affairs; as I came to Arpinum, where my brother came to me, our conversation, and that a long one, was preeminently about you; from this I came to those things which you and I had said together in Tusculum about your sister. I never saw such mildness and gentleness as my brother manifested toward her, so that if there was any annoyance on account of expense, it was not apparent. So that day was passed, and the next day I left Arpinum. Quintus was obliged to remain at Arcanum on account of the day, but I remained at Aquinus, but dined at Arcanum. You know this farm; as we arrived, Quintus said politely, "Pomponia, do you invite the ladies while I ask the gentlemen." Nothing, as it seemed to me, could have been more gentle either than his words, his spirit, or his expression. Bu...

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Title:Select Letters Of Cicero; Literally TranslatedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217989551

ISBN - 13:9780217989558

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