non revoco: § 467 (276, b); B. 259, 2; G. 233; H. 530 (467, 6); H.-B. 484. carcer: this is the Tullianum, a dungeon near the Forum, still existing. It was properly a jail for temporary detention, as imprisonment was not recognized in Rome as a form of punishment. numero, in order; genere, in rank. imberbis: a mark of effeminacy; bene barbatos, full-bearded, doubtless a military affectation, as, until lately, the wearing of a mustache. velis, veils, rather than the substantial toga, which was of unbleached wool. The whole description suggests foppishness and effeminacy.
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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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