to an office, he was again made quæstor,Pseudo-Cic., c. 6, 8. or, as Dion thinks, prætor.
He was then intrusted with some military command, an was directed to conduct against them a body of troops from Campania.Dion. Cass., xlii. 52. But Sallust was intrusted with more than he was ab humbled them by addressing them as Quirites instead of commilitones.Dion., ib. Appian. B. C., ii. 92. Plut. in Cæs. Suet. J. Cæs., c. 10.
Salthe title of pro-consul. "He received the province from Cæsar," says Dion, "nominally to govern it, but in reality to ravage and plunder it." enriched himself by the spoil of it to the greatest possible extent.Dion., xliii. 9. Pseudo-Cic., c. 7.
When his term of office, which seems front which he was only acquitted through the interposition of Cæsar,Dion., xliii. 9. to whom he is said to have presented a bribe.Pseudo-Cic.4. and to no other time of his life are such expressions applicable. Dion seems to have supposed that he appeared as a historian before he wen<