And Calenus, indeed, in order that he may appear a
more conscientious senator, says that he ought not to be a friend to him; since,
though Antonius was under great obligations to him, he still had acted against
him. See how great is his affection for his country.
When you are so bitter, O Quintus Fufius, against the people of Marseilles
, I can not listen to you with
calmness. For how long are you going to attack Marseilles
? Does not even a triumph put an end to the war? in
which was carried an image of that city, without whose assistance our
forefathers never triumphed over the Transalpine nations. Then, indeed, did the
Roman people groan. Although they had their own private griefs because of their
own affairs, still there was no citizen who thought the miseries of this most
loyal city unconnected with himself.