The Philippics of Demosthenes).
He delivered his long series of Philippics at Rome, and kept up a correspondence with the various provincial governors and commanders, all short-sighted and selfish, and several of them half-hearted, endeavouring to keep each man in his place and to elaborate a common plan of operations.
1022) writing to his bishop says that he has lent a MS. containing the Philippics and a commentary upon the Topics, but has received as a pledge something far more valuable, viz.
The most popular speeches were those against Catiline, the Verrines, Caesarianae and Philippics, to which may be added the spurious Controversia.
Cicero, in his Philippics, actuated in great measure by personal animosity, gives a highly unfavourable view of his character.
They are documents, as indispensable as the Olynthiacs or Philippics, for his own political career.
Tyrrell and Purser) and Philippics; Appian, Bell.