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Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.), chapter 5 (search)
ays pursuing objects extravagant, romantic, and unattainable. Since the time of Sylla's dictatorship,Since the time of Sylla's dictatorship] Post dominationem Lucii Syllæ. " The meaning is not the same as if it were finitâ dominatione, but is the same as ab eo tempore quo dominari cæperat. In French, therefore, post should be rendered by depuis, not, as it is commonly translated, après." Bernouf. As dictator was the title that Sylla assumed, I have translated dominatio, "dictatorship." Rose, Gordon, and others, render it "usurpation." a strong desire of seizing the government possessed him, nor did he at all care, provided that he secured powerPower] Regnum. Chief authority, rule, dominion. for himself, by what means he might arrive at it. His violent spirit was daily more and more hurried on by the diminution of his patrimony, and by his consciousness of guilt; both which evils he had increased by those practices which I have mentioned above. The corrupt morals of the state, too, whic