sui: § 301, b (196, c); B. 244, 4; G. 309, 2; H. 503, 2 (449, 3); H.-B. 264, 2. audaciae, acts of audacity. obligaverunt, encumbered. res, property; fides, credit. libido, i.e. luxurious habits and tastes. quidem (concessive), no doubt homines, viris: observe the difference in sense. mihi: the ethical dat. gives the phrase a familiar and contemptuous turn which may be reproduced in English by forsooth. obli^ti: observe the quantity. caedem, etc.: notice the strong contrast between the character of these worn-out debauchees and the sanguinary nature of their threats.
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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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