faciebas, were on the point of doing: § 471, c (277, c); B. 260, 3; G. 233; H. 534, 2 (469, I); H-B. 484. hostem, a public enemy, whom the consul would have the right to expel from the city. non jubeo: Cicero avoids the appearance of ordering a citizen to go into exile, since that was something which the consul had no right to do. jam, longer. metuat: cf. note on cogitent, p. 103, l. 9. privatarum rerum, in private life, i.e. intercourse with others out of the family (distinguished from domesticae, above). quem . . . inretisses, i.e. after entangling, etc. (subj. of characteristic). ferrum . . . facem, i.e. arm him for acts of violence, or inflame him to deeds of lust.
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First Oration against Catiline
II. The Character of the Conspiracy. ( In L. Catilinam Oratia II ) Before the People, Nov. 8.
Third Oration Against Catiline: III. How the Conspiracy was Suppressed. ( In L. Catilinam Oratio III. ) Before the People, DEC. 3.
Fourth Oration Against Catiline: Sentence of the Conspirators. ( In L. Catilinam Oratio IV )In the Senate, DEC. 5.
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