There were, as I have said, two opinions,—one, not inconsistent with the circumstances or with the nature of the case, that the wife of Aris was very indignant at his adultery when she heard that he had fled to Rome with that love of his, pretending to have fled for fear of her, or in order, as there had been a criminal connection between them before, to be now formally joined in wedlock; and that she was so excited with feminine indignation, that she preferred dying to bearing it.
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THE SPEECH OF M. T. CICERO IN DEFENCE OF MARCUS AEMILIUS SCAURUS.
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