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Pompeius, ignorant that his captain thus Was taken, armed his levies newly raised To give his legions strength; and as he thought To sound his trumpets with the coming dawn, To test his soldiers ere he moved his camp Thus in majestic tones their ranks addressed: True host of Rome! avengers of her laws Ranked 'neath the standards of the better right, To whom the Senate gives no private arms, Ask by your voices for the battle sign. Fierce falls the pillage on Hesperian fields, And Gallia's fury o'er the snowy Alps Is poured upon us. Caesar's swords at last ' Are red with Roman blood. But with the wound We gain the better cause; the crime is theirs. Through me her captain Rome for vengeance calls; ' Tis no true fight to wreak your country's ire. ' Was that a war when Catilina's hand ' Lifted against her roofs the flaming torch, ' And, partner in his fury, Lentulus, ' And mad Cethegus This family is also alluded to by Horace ('Ars Poetica,' 50) as having worn a garment of ancient fashion