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He oﬀered in addition a remarkable reason. ” ’ Modestus had been wholly truthful in penning this. This was virtually the end of our conversation, for I had no wish to take the matter further. I wanted to keep all my options open until Mauricus came. I am well aware that Regulus is dur à réprimer,* for he is wealthy, leader of a faction, well regarded by many, and feared by more, fear being an emotion stronger than aﬀection. It is possible, however, that those supports may be shaken, and collapse, for the popularity of evil men is as ﬁckle as the men themselves.
Greek and Latin Letters: An Anthology with Introduction (Cambridge ), and Catharine Edwards, ‘Epistolography’, in S. ), A Companion to Latin Literature (Oxford ), ch. . xxxii Introduction ﬁrst, they oﬀer a view from the inside of many facets of the political, social, and domestic concerns of the day, and secondly, they depict Cicero’s own leading role in them. Autobiography was still in its infancy as a genre at Rome, being represented almost entirely by military and political memoirs, and for Cicero the letters serve as a substitute for self-projection.
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