suos, i.e. just the ones whom he wanted. virtutem consularem, the courage of a consul (i.e. Cicero). libertos suos: if be freed the slaves of others, they would be his freedmen, and bound to him as clients (see note, Rosc. Am., p. 6, l. 10). nisi . . . impulissent, a formal repetition of the protasis implied in aliter (l.19, above).
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