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This opinion seemed so humane, and the speech in support of it was made with such power,1 that not only those who rose to speak after Caesar sided with him, but many also of those who had preceded him took back the opinions which they had expressed and went over to his, until the question came round to Cato and Catulus. These warmly opposed Caesar's proposal, and Cato even helped to raise suspicion against Caesar by what he said.2 As a result, the men were handed over to the executioner,

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