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eiciebam: conative imperf.; ยง 471, c (277, c); B. 260, 3; G. 233; H. 534, 2 (469, I); H.-B. 484.

credo: ironical, as very often in this parenthetical use.

suo nomine, i.e. not by Catiline's order; the whole is, of course, ironical, as is already indicated by credo.

Massiliam: Marseilles, an ancient Greek city of Gaul, always faithful and friendly to Rome. It was a favorite place of sojourn for Romans who went into voluntary exile.

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