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omnia . . . comperi: Cicero's contemporaries made sport of him for using this phrase so often in the case of the conspirators.

salutatum: supine; § 509 (302); B. 340, I ; G. 435; H. 633 (546); H.-B. 618. All prominent citizens were accustomed to hold a kind of morning reception (cf. "the king's levee") to which their friends and dependents came to bid them good morning and to escort them to the Forum.

cum . . . venissent: best translated by when, etc.

id temporis, at that very time: §§ 346, a, 3, 397, a (216, a, 3, 240, b); B. 201, 2, 185, 2; G. 336, N.2, 369; H. 416, 2, 442 (378, 2, 397, 3); H.-B. 346, 388, b.

praedixeram: Cicero had thus put on record, as it were, the fact that he was acquainted with the details of the Conspiracy.

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