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[27] Grant that in all other respects Tubero and Varus were on a par, as to honour, that is, and nobleness of birth, and respectability, and genius,—which, however, was by no means the case; at all events, Tubero had this great advantage, that he had come to his own province with a legitimate command, in pursuance of a resolution of the senate. When he was prevented from entering it, he did not betake himself to Caesar, lest he should appear to be in a passion,—he did not go home, lest he should be thought inactive,—he did not go to any other district, lest he might seem to condemn that cause which he had espoused. He came into Macedonia to the camp of Cnaeus Pompeius, to join that very party by whom he had been repulsed with every circumstance of insult.

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