... He, forsooth, excellent man, and of singular integrity, endeavours in his own cause to bring forward his account-books as witnesses. Men are accustomed to say.... 1 Did I endeavour to corrupt such a man as that, so as to induce him to make a false entrance for my sake? I am waiting till Chaerea uses this argument. Was I able to induce this hand to be full of falsehood, and these fingers to make a false entry? But if he produces his accounts, Roscius will also produce his.
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THE SPEECH FOR Q. ROSCIUS THE ACTOR
1 There is a hiatus here so that though there are some words more in the Latin text, which I have omitted, it is impossible to make an sense of them.
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