etiam, still (after all that has been done). quod, obj. of adsequi, if I could effect it (referring to ipsos, etc.), i.e. their expulsion. enim, i.e. the idea is absurd, as is implied in the irony following. quid, tell me: i.e. "is that possible ?" in view of the circumstances, which he proceeds to narrate. hesterno die qualifies convocavi. detuli: technical term for laying a matter before the Senate; cf. referre (ad senatum) in the Vocabulary.
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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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