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M. TULLI CICERONIS

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IMPERIO GNAEI POMPEI

ORATIO AD QUIRITES.

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DE IMPERIO GNAEI POMPEI

ORATIO AD QUIRITES,

(PRO LEGE MANILIA).

WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES,

EDITED AFTER

KARL HALM,

BY

A. S. WILKINS, M.A.

PROFESSOR OF LATIN IN THE OWENS COLLEGE,

MANCHESTER

London:

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1879

[The Right of Translation is reserved.]

HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

40815

Cambridge: PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

PREFACE.

No speech of Cicero's is better fitted to be the first studied by the young student than that commonly known as the Oration pro Lege Manilia, with the possible exception of the speech pro Archia. But while the latter has recently been admirably edited by Mr J. S. Reid (Pitt Press Series, 1878), the editor of this volume is not aware of any useful and trustworthy English school edition of the former. It appeared therefore worth while, with the kind sanction of Prof. Halm of Munich, to issue an adaptation of his well-known smaller edition for the use of English students. The introduction and notes have been translated from the eighth (improved) German edition (Berlin, 1877). For the analysis and the notes enclosed within square brackets the editor is

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