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ictory shifted in the previous Punic WarRoman War would seem to us better suited to a speaker addressing Carthaginians. Livy here prefers the Roman standpoint. very many of us are alive to remember. Never have our fortunes seemed more favourable on land and sea than they were before the consulship of Gaius Lutatius and Aulus Postumius. But in the consulship of Lutatius and Postumius we were utterly defeated off the Aegates Islands.It was this defeat which brought the previous war to an end, 241 B.C. And if now also-may the gods avert the omen! —fortune shall shift to any extent, do you hope that at the time of our defeat we shall have a peace which no one gives us now when we are victorious? For myself, if some one is about to bring up the question either of offering peace to the enemy or of accepting it, I know what opinion to express. But if you are raising the question of Mago's demands, I do not think it to the point to send those things to victors, and I think itB.C. 2