What? when you distinguished with the highest praises Brutus, a man born under
some omen, as it were, of his race and name, for the deliverance of the
republic, and his army which was waging war against Antonius on behalf of the
liberty of the Roman people, and the most loyal and admirable province of
, did you not then pronounce
Antonius an enemy? What? when you decreed that the consuls, one or both of them,
should go to the war, what war was there if Antonius was not an enemy?