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vocem praeconis, etc.: i.e. the election was practically decided when the comitia were broken up by a mob. The election could not therefore be formally and legally complete, and no announcement could be made by the herald, but the will of the people had been already expressed.

si haec, etc., this case shall go against him.

facinoris suspicionem, etc., the suspicion of a great crime, not the indictment for this act That is, as the last chapters have shown, it was, in Cicero's view, not Clodius's death, but suspicion of designs against Pompey and the state, that decided the case against Milo.

recte facta: ยง 32r, b (207, c); G. 437, R.; H.-B. 250, 2, b, N.

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