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yours in Asia, while I yield to none in my conduct, do you excel all in yours.
At the same time reflect that we are not row laboring for a glory that is in expectation and reversion ; but we are struggling for what has been attained, a glory that we are not so much to covet as to preserve. Indeed, had I any interest that is distinct from yours, I could desire nothing more than that situation of life which has actually been assigned to me; but as the case is, that unless all your words and actions are answerable to my conduct here, I shall think that I have gained nothing by all those mighty toils and dangers in all which you have been a sharer. Now if rou were my chief fellow laborer in working my way to this splendid reputation, you ought to labor beyond others that I may maintain it.
You are not to regard the opinion and the judgment of those who are now living, but also of those who shall hereafter exist, whose verdict will be the more just as it will be free from detraction and malevolence. In the next place, you are to reflect, that you are pot seeking glory for yourself alone; and, if you were, you would not be indifferent about it, especially as you have thought proper to consecrate the memory of your name by the noblest memorials, but you are to share it with me, and it is to descend to our posterity. You are therefore to beware, lest if you should be careless you should seem not only to have neglected your own interests, but to have acted grudgingly even to your descendants.
And these things are said, not that my words may seem to have aroused you when slumbering, but that they may encourage you in your career; for you will continually act as you have acted, so that all may praise your equity, your moderation, your inflexibility, and your integrity. But through my excessive affection for you, I am possessed with an insatiable passion for your glory. In the mean while I em of opinion, that as you must be now as well acquainted with Asia as any man is with his own house ;' and as an
I This would seem to have been a proverbial simile. Juvenal has the
“Nota magis nulli domus est qua, quam mihi lucus
Martis," etc., Sat. I. v. 7.
great experience has been added to your great wisdom, there is nothing that pertains to glory of which you are not fully sensible, and which does not daily occur to your mind, without the exhortation of any. But I who, when I read your letters, think I hear you, and when I write to you think I converse with you, am more delighted with your letters the longer they are, and for the same reason I myself also am more prolix in writing.
In conclusion I exhort and entreat you, that just as good poets and skillful actors are wont to do, so you will redouble your attention at this the latter part and conclusion of your business and office; that this last year of your government, like the last act of a play, may appear the most elaborate and perfect. This you will most easily do, if you think that I, whom individually you have endeavored to please more than all the world besides, am ever present with you, and take an interest in all that you do or say. Lastly, I entreat you, as you value my welfare, and that of all your friends, that you will most carefully attend to your health.
ACADEMICS little differing from the | Affability wins people's love, 95.
Peripatetics, 2, 6, 8; have a right | Affectation odious, 64.
Numantia, 39; son of Paulus, 60;
Agamemnon sacrificed his daugh-
Agreement between the several
orders the support of a state, 151.
| rious pleasures described, 240, etc.
ill applied become bad ones, 103. robs a man of his liberty, 36; is
their humors, 57; respect mod. Anger against adversaries to be
avoided, 46; especially in pun-
course; in chiding, and in
Annicerian philosophers, 166.
Antonius Marcus, the subject of
prosperity, 47; of experienced Cleopatra, 280.
Appelles's Venus, 117.
avoided, 34, 36.
| Arates the Sicyonian, 110.
Archytas, saying of, 206, 235. Browne, Sir Thomas, quoted, 6, 35,
36, 83, 96, 172, 176, 207, 247,
253, 257, 261, 277, 278, 321.
his opinion about shows to the 170, 176, 208, 212, 256, 259, 321.
but not justice, etc., 28.
out prudence at home, etc., 39. decrees the augur, 172.
forsake their city for fear of the down the prices, 139.
CÆSAR, brother of Catulus, a face-
tious man, 65.
15, 16; a sign of a narrow and sacred ties for the sake of em-
triumphs over Marseilles, etc.,
loved villainy, though he got
nothing by it, 112; makes him-
188, 204, 228, 240, 265, 280, 150.
Callicratidas, too careful of his own
honor, 43; a lover of simplicity,
Calling; seo Lifc.
ure and virtue, 167.
Kaunkov, what, 7.
their value, 27; done either by Carriage toward all men to be
whom best bestowed, 105, 106. pilius, 22; caused the third
Carthaginian war, 40; his ap-
ophthegms, 53; his answer
The care nature has taken in its Cato, father to Uticensis, his de-
termination of a case, 140.
Cato Uticensis's genius, 56; too
the interest of the republic, 152.
Bribery in magistrates, tho ruin of Catulus not inferior to Pompey,
a republic, 108, 109, laws made 39; Catuli counted the best
Chiding sometimes necessary, 66; | Correction; see Chiding, Punish-
rules to be observed in it, 67. I ment.
by writing, 1; assumes to him same, without dejection, 47.
168; quoted, 3, 254, 397, 308. every one that is able ought to
serve it, 35; should be preferred
garded in giving, 15, 103; make honesty, 34; an enemy to treach-
plause, 35; consists in two things,
to be done cruelly, etc., 43; tho the body, 40; in war, recom-
us to fear nothing, etc., 158;
nothing profitable that is con-
Craft; see Cunning.
will, 144; a bad man, 145.
in them, 54; moderation to be Crassus the wealthy, ædile, 95.
Cruelty most contrary to nature, 91.
80, 143; the great mischief of
so, 14; what things are common perjury, but rather aggravates it,
of his life without it, 74; to keep! 282, 285.
against them, and others not, 71.
to be wholly rejected, 72.
Cyrus, anecdote of, 244; dying ad-
dress of, 257.
DAXcing in the streets scandalous,