terday is not unlike the Fabius of to-day, and Scipio of glorious memory is likely to find his antitype in our own Jackson:
After Publius Cornelius Scipio, who was sent pro-consul into Spain, hadopposed with all his might this undertaking of Scipio telling the people that nothing but the temeriuth, when Fabien first opposed this project of Scipio, I believe he did it in consideration only of incur by such a proceeding.
But when he found Scipio every day increasing in the esteem of the peope applied himself to Crassus, the colleague of Scipio, and persuaded him not to yield that province arthage.
He also hindered the giving money to Scipio for the war, who was forced to raise it on hisimed both in the Senate and to the people that Scipio did not only himself fly from Hannibal, but diItaly; that it would be fatal to Rome whenever Scipio should encounter his victorious army, still waannibal was, the nearer was their danger.
But Scipio afterwards fought Hannibal and defeated them a[5 more...]