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1. Cōnsulēs sē nec tēcum nec cum illīs aliīs iungēbant.

1. The consuls were joining themselves neither with you [sg.] nor with those others.

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2. Tōtus populus Rōmānus lībertātem āmīsit.

2. The whole Roman people lost (its) freedom.

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3. Rēx malus enim mē ipsum capere numquam potuit.

3. For the evil king was never able to take me myself.

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4. Ad patrem mātremque eōrum per illum locum tum fūgistis.

4. You [pl.] then fled to their [male] father and mother through that place.

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5. Dī animōs creant et eōs in corpora hominum ē caelō mittunt.

5. The gods create spirits and send them from heaven into peoples’ bodies.

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6. Ipsī per sē eum in Asiā nūper vīcērunt.

6. (They) themselves by their own efforts [lit. “through themselves”] recently defeated him in Asia.

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7. In hāc viā Cicerō medicum eius vīdit, nōn suum.

7. On this road Cicero saw his [someone else’s] doctor, not his own.

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8. Nēmō fīliam acerbam cōnsulis ipsīus diū dīligere potuit.

8. No one could love for long the bitter daughter of the consul himself.

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9a. Hī Cicerōnem ipsum sēcum iūnxērunt,

9a. These (men, people) joined Cicero himself with them [= with these people],

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9b. nam eum semper dīlēxerant.

9b. for they had always esteemed him.

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10. Fēmina amīca vōbīs ante illam hōram litterās suās mīserit.

10. The friendly woman will have sent her [own] letter to you [pl.] before that hour.

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11. Ille bonam senectūtem habuit, nam per annōs bene vīxerat.

11. That (man) had a good old age, for he had lived well for many years.

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12a. Māter fīlium bene intellēxit et īram sēnserat,

12a. The mother understood her son well and had experienced (his) anger,

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12b. et adulēscēns eī prō patientiā grātiās ēgit.

12b. and the young man thanked her for (her) patientia.

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13a. Mē cum istīs et capite eōrum nōn iungam,

13a. I will not join myself to those (horrible people) and their head,

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13b. nec tū autem tē eīscum iungere dēbēs.

13b. nor, however, should you [sg.] join yourself with them.

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14. However, those young men came to Caesar himself yesterday.

14. Eī adulēscentēs autem ad Caesarem ipsum vēnērunt heri.

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15. Cicero, therefore, will never join his [Caesar’s] name with his own.

15. Cicerō igitur nōmen eius cum suō numquam iunget.

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16a Cicero always esteemed himself ...

16a. Cicerō semper sē dīligēbat ...

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16b. and even you esteem yourself.

16b. et etiam tū tē dīligis.

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17a. Cicero used to praise his own books ...

17a. Cicerō librōs suōs laudābat ...

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17b. and I now praise my own books.

17b. et meōs nunc laudō.

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18. The consul Cicero himself had never seen his [Caesar’s] book.

18. Ipse consul Cicerō numquam librum eius vīderat.

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1. Ipse ad eōs contendēbat equitēsque ante sē mīsit.

1. He himself hastened to them [male] and sent the horsemen ahead of him.

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2. Ipsī nihil per sē sine eō facere potuērunt.

2. They themselves [male] could do nothing by themselves without him.

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3. Ipse signum suum et litterās suās ā prīncipiō recognōvit.

3. He himself has from the beginning recognized his (own) seal and his (own) letter.

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4. Quisque ipse sē dīligit, quod quisque per sē sibi cārus est.

4. Each person himself esteems himself, because each person is dear to himself on his own account.

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5. Ex vitiō alterīus sapiēns ēmendat suum.

5. From the fault of another a wise man corrects his own (fault).

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6. Recēde in tē ipsum.

6. Withdraw into your very self.

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7. Animus sē ipse alit.

7. The mind nourishes itself.

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8. Homō doctus in sē semper dīvitiās habet.

8. A learned person person [male] always has riches in himself.

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1. Magnus ille Alexander multōs scrīptōrēs factōrum suōrum sēcum semper habēbat.

1. That (famous) Alexander the Great always had with him many writers of his deeds.

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2. Is enim ante tumulum Achillis ōlim stetit et dīxit haec verba:

2. For he once stood before the tomb of Achiles and spoke these words:

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3. “Fuistī fortūnātus, Ō adulēscēns,

3. “You have been fortunate, o young man,

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4. quod Homērum laudātōrem virtūtis tuae invēnistī.”

4. because you found Homer (as) a eulogist of your virtue.”

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5. Et vērē!

5. And truly (so)!

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6. Nam, sine Īliade illā,

6. For, without that Iliad,

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7. īdem tumulus et corpus eius et nōmen obruere potuit.

7. the same tomb could have buried both his name and his body.

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8. Nihil corpus hūmānum cōnservāre potest;

8. Nothing can preserve the human body;

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9. sed litterae magnae nōmen virī magnī saepe cōnservāre possunt.

9. but great literature [lit. plural] can often preserve the name of a great man.

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1. Magistrī bonī discipulīs sententiās suās nōn semper dicere debent.

1. Good teachers [male] should not always speak their own opinions to their students [male].

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2. Discipulī Pȳthagorae in disputātiōnibus saepe dicēbant:

2. The students [male] of Pythagoras would in their debates often say:

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3. “Ipse dīxit!”

3. “He himself has said (it)!”

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4. Pȳthagorās, eōrum magister philosophiae, erat “ipse”:

4. Pythagoras, their teacher of philosophy, was “himself”:

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5. sententiae eius etiam sine ratiōne valuērunt.

5. his opinions prevailed even without a reason.

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6. In philosophiā autem ratiō sōla, nōn sententia, valēre debet.

6. In philosophy, however reason alone, not opinion, should prevail.

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