But I, as if I had to contend against Marcus Crassus,
with whom I have had many severe struggles, and not with a most worthless
gladiator, while complaining in dignified language of the state of the republic
did not say one word which could be called personal. Therefore, today I will
make him understand with what great kindness he was then treated by me.
M. Tullius Cicero. The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, literally translated by C. D. Yonge. London. George Bell & Sons. 1903.
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