But these considerations
have no bearing on the present time, nor in my case; for not only would a man
who offered violence to me have no fear of punishment, but he would even hope to
obtain glory and rewards from those bands of robbers,
M. Tullius Cicero. The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, literally translated by C. D. Yonge. London. George Bell & Sons. 1903.
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