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Flashcards in Section 4B(iv) The Lampsacenes are held back Deck (10):
1

haec ubi omnēs Lampsacēnī eōdem sēnsū et dolōre locūtī sunt, ...

When all the Lampsacenes said these things with the same sentiment and pain, ...

2

... ferrō et saxīs iānuam caedere coepērunt,

... they began to beat the door with iron (tools) and rocks,

3

... et eōdem tempore igne circumdare.

... and at the same time (they began) to encircle (it) with fire.

4

cīuēs Romānī quīdam, quī Lampsacī negōtiābantur, summā celeritāte concurrērunt.

Certain Roman citizens, who were doing business at Lampasacus, ran together with the utmost speed.

5

ōrābant obsecrābantque Lampsacēnōs;

They were begging and beseeching the Lampsacnes;

6

assēnsērunt Verrem esse pessimum et omnibus aliīs multō turpiōrem;

they agreed that Verres was the worst and was more disgraceful by far than all the others;

7

sed dīxērunt Lampsacēnōs hominī scelerātō parcere oportēre, ...

but they said that the Lampsacenes should spare the wicked man, ...

8

... potius quam praetōrem Rōmānum necāre;

... rather than kill a Roman praetor;

9

hōc enim modō peccātum eōrum minus fore.

for in this way their crime would be smaller.

10

hīs uerbīs ūsī, tandem Lampsacēnōs ā uī retinuērunt.

After employing these words, at length they restrained the Lampsacenes from violence.

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