Laelius sentence example

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  • Cornelius Nepos is quoted for the statement that he was about the same age as Scipio Africanus the younger (born in 185 or 184 B.C.) and Laelius; while Fenestella, an antiquary of the later Augustan period, represented him as older than either.
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  • He was admitted into the intimacy of young men of the best families, such as Scipio, Laelius and Furius Philus; and he enjoyed the favour of older men of literary distinction and official position.
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  • The comedies of Terence may therefore be held to give some indication of the tastes of Scipio, Laelius and their friends in their youth.
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  • The speakers and writers of a later age looked back on Scipio and Laelius, the Gracchi and their contemporaries, L.
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  • We learn from Horace that he lived on the most intimate terms of friendship with Scipio and Laelius, and that he celebrated the exploits and virtues of the former in his satires.
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  • It is in the highest degree improbable that Lucilius served in the army at the age of fourteen; it is still more unlikely that he could have been admitted into the familiar intimacy of Scipio and Laelius at that age.
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  • This view is expressed by Laelius Felix, a lawyer probably of the age of Hadrian, when he writes "Is qui non universum populum, sed partem aliquam adesse jubet, non comitia, sed concilium edicere debet" (Gellius, Nodes Atticae, xv.
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  • Cato maior, or de Senectute, a dialogue placed in 150 B.C. in which Cato, addressing Scipio and Laelius, set forth the praises of old age.
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  • Laelius, or de Amicitia, a dialogue between Laelius and his sonsin-law, in which he sets forth the theory of friendship, speaking with special reference to the recent death of Scipio.
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  • Dante himself appears to be acquainted only with the Laelius, Cato Maior, de Officiis, de Finibus, de Inventione and Paradoxa.
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  • Only one MS. of the Laelius is as old as the Loth century.
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  • Laelius; Frazer, Adonis, 74 n.
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  • Azzo di Correggio died in 1362, and Laelius, Simonides, Barbato, in the following year.
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  • In 1535 Laelius Capitulus produced from Virgil an attack upon the dissolute lives of the monks; in 1536 there appeared at Venice a Petrarca Spirituale; and in 1634 Alexander Ross (a Scotsman, and one of the chaplains of Charles I.) published a Virgilius Evangelizans, seu Historia Domini nostri Jesu Christi Virgilianis verbis et versibus descripta.
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  • Published under the cover, of a pseudonym at Geneva in 1667, it was supposed to be addressed by a gentleman of Verona, Severinus de Monzambano, to his brother Laelius.
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  • The first great rival to Protestant orthodoxy, apart from its old enemy of Rome, was Socinianism, guided by Laelius Socinian- Socinus, but still more by his nephew Faustus.
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  • After the war Laelius advanced from plebeian aedile (197) to praetor in Sicily (196) to consul (190 ).
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  • He subsequently went to Rome, where he became the friend of Laelius and of Scipio the Younger.
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  • When it became apparent that the conspirators had only removed the despot and left the despotism, he again devoted himself to philosophy, and in an incredibly short space of time produced the de Natura Deorum, de Divinatione, de Fato, Cato maior (or de Senectute), Laelius (or de Amicitia), and began his treatise de Officiis.
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