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SALLUSTII CATILINA

CHAPTER 10

Chapter 1 ||| Chapter 2 ||| Chapter 3 ||| Chapter 4 ||| Chapter 5 ||| Chapter 6 ||| Chapter 7 ||| Chapter 8 ||| Chapter 9 ||| Chapter 10
Chapter 11 ||| Chapter 12 ||| Chapter 13 ||| Chapter 14 ||| Chapter 15 ||| Chapter 16 ||| Chapter 17 ||| Chapter 18 ||| Chapter 19 ||| Chapter 20
Chapter 21 ||| Chapter 22 ||| Chapter 23 ||| Chapter 24 ||| Chapter 25 ||| Chapter 26 ||| ||| ||| |||



Paulus Plautia lege: postremo, venit in senatum,

Paulus (on) the Plautian law: lastly, he came into the senate,

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causa dissimulandi, et quasi sui

by cause (for the sake) of dissembling, and as-it-were of-himself

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expurgandi; sicuti lacessitus-foret

to be-cleared (clearing himself); as-though be might be provoked (was

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jurgio. Tum Marcus Tullius consul, sive timens

provoked) by defamation. then Marcus Tullins the consul, either fearing

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praesentiam ejus sive commotus ira, habuit

the presence of him or being excited by anger, had (delivered)

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orationem luculentam atque utilem reipublicae, quam

a speech brilliant and useful to the republic, which

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postea edidit scriptam. Sed ubi ille assedit,

afterwards he published written. But when he sat-down,

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Catilina, ut paratus-erat ad omnia dissimulanda

Catiline, as he had been prepared for all (things) to-be-dissembled

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demisso vultu que

(to dissemble all things) (began) with down-cast countenance and

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supplici voce postulare a Patribus

suppliant voice to request from the Fathers (senate) (that)

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ne-crederent temere quid de se ;

they might not believe rashly any (thing) concerning him;

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ortum ea familia, ita instituisse

(being) sprung from that (such) family, so to have regulated (his)

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vitam ab adolescentia, ut haberet omnia bona

life from adolescence, that he might have all good

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in spe: ne-existumarent opus esse sibi,

(things) in hope: they should not-think need to be to him,

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patricio homini, beneficia cujus ipsius atque

a patrician man, the favors or whom self and (his)

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majorum essent plurima in Romanam

ancestors might be (were) very-many toward the Roman

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plebem, republica perdita;

commons, (of) the republic destroyed (of destroying the republic),

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cum Marcus Tullius, inquilinus civis Romae,

when Marcus Tullius, an alien (adventitious) citizen of Roma,

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servaret eam. Ad-huc, cum adderet alia

would preserve it. Moreover, when he would add other

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maledicta; omnes obstrepere, vocare hostem

reviling.; and began) to interrupt, to call (him) an enemy

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atque parricidam. Tum ille furibundus, inquit,

and parricide. Then he raging, says,

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"Quoniam quidem circumventus agor praeceps

"Since indeed beset I am driven headlong

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ab inimicis, extinguam meum incendium

by (my) enemies, I wlll extinguish my burning [destruction]

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ruina." Dein proripuit se domum ex

by (univeral) ruin," Then he hurried himself home out-of

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curia: ipse volvens multa secum ibi,

the senate-house; he revolving many (things) with himself there,

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quod neque insidiae consuli procedebant,

because neither the stratagems for [against] the consul did succeed,

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et intelligebat urbem munitam ab incendio

and he did understand the city (to be) secured from fire

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vigiliis, credens optumum factu augere

by watches, beleiving (it) best to be done to increase (his)

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exercitum, ac ante-capere multa quae forent

army, and to anticipate many (things) which might be

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usui bello prius-quam legiones scriberentur,

to advantage for war before-that the legions should be levied,

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profectus-est intempesta nocte cum paucis in

he set-out in untimely (very-late) night with a few into

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Manliana castra. Sed mandat, Cethego, atque

the Manlian camp. But he commands to Cethegus, and

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Lentulo que caeteris, promptam andaciam quorum

Lentulus and others, the ready boldness of whom

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cognoverat, confirment opes

he had known, (that) they may strengthen (to strengthen) the resoureces

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factionis quibus rebus possent, maturent

of the faction by what things your might be-able, may hasten

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insidias consuli, parent caedem,

(to hasten) snares for the consul, may prepare (to prepare) slaughter,

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incendia, que alia facinora belli: sese

burnings, and other cruel-deeds of war: himself (to be)

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accessurum propediem cum magno exercitu

about-to-approach shortly with a great army

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ad urbem. Dum haec geruntur Romae,

to the city. While those (things) are carried-on at Rome,

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Caius Manlius mittit legatos ex suo numero

Caius Manliua sends ambasaadors out-of his-own number

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ad Quintum Martium Regem cum mandatis hujusce­modi

Quintus Martius Rex with commands of this kind.


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