Is Marcus Antonius desirous of peace? Let him lay down his arms, let him implore
our pardon, let him deprecate our vengeance: he w ill find no one more
reasonable than me, though, while seeking to recommend himself to impious
citizens, he has chosen to be an enemy instead of a friend to me. There is, in
truth, nothing which can be given to him while waging war; there will perhaps be
something which may be granted to him if he comes before us as a suppliant
M. Tullius Cicero. The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, literally translated by C. D. Yonge. London. George Bell & Sons. 1903.
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