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ēgreditur Cleomenēs ē portū.

Cleomenes leaves (from) the harbor.

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ēgredientem eum sex nāuēs sēmiplēnae sequuntur.

Six half-full ships follow him as he departs.

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Verrēs tamen, ...

Verres, however, ...

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... quī multīs diēbus nōn erat uīsus,

... who had not been seen in many days, ...

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... tum Cleomenem ēgredientem nāuīsque sequentīs īnspiciēbat:

... was at that time watching Cleomenes as he departed and the ships (that were) following:

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quibus vīsīs, ...

when those things had been seen [which things having been seen]...

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... homo ille, praetor populī Romānī, stetit soleātus, cum palliō purpureō, ...

... that man, a praetor of the Roman people, stood (there) in slippers, with a purple cloak, ...

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... mulierculā quādam nīxus in lītore.

... leaning on [having leaned on] some sort of (somehow morally suspect) woman on the shore.

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cum classis quīntō diē Pachȳnum dēnique adpulsasesset, ...

When the fleet had finally landed at Pachynus on the fifth day [i.e. in four days] ...

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... nautae, coāctī fame, rādīcēs palmārum agrestium colligere coepērunt.

... the sailors, having been compelled by hunger, began to collect the roots of wild palms.

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Cleomenēs, quī putābat sē mox alterum Verrem fore, ...

Cleomenes, who was thinking that he would soon be another Verres, ...

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... tōtōs diēs in lītore manēbat pōtāns atque amāns.

... was remaining on the shore for all the days drinking and loving.

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ecce autem repente, ...

Behold, however, suddenly ...

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... ēbriō Cleomenē, ...

... while Cleomenes was drunk, ...

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... nautīs cibō egentibus, ...

... while the sailors were lacking food, ...

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... nūntiātur nāuīs praedōnum esse in portū Odyssēae.

... a ship of pirates was reported to be in the harbor of Odyssea.

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nostra autem classis erat, Cleomenē pōtante et ēbriō, in portū Pachȳnī.

Our fleet , however, was, while Cleomenes was drinking and was drunk, in the harbor of Pachynus.

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quōs praedōnēs cum uīdisset adeuntīs, ...

When he had seen those [lit. which] pirates approaching, ...

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... prīnceps Cleomenēs in nāue suā mālum ērigī, praecīdī ancorās imperāuit ...

... Cleomenes first ordered the mast to be erected on his ship, the anchors to be cut ...

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... et cēterās nāuīs sē sequī iussit.

... and he ordered the other ships to follow him.

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cum nāuis Cleomenis, cuius celeritās incrēdibilis erat, breuī tempore Helōrum aduolāuisset fugiēns, ...

Although Cleomenes’ ship, the speed of which was unbelievable, had in a short time flown escaping to Helorus, ...

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... cēterī tamen, ut poterant, paulō tardius Helōrum nāuigābant, ...

... nevertheless the others, as they were able, sailed a little later to Helorus, ...

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... nōn praedōnum impetum fugientēs sed imperātōrem sequentēs.

... not fleeing the attack of the pirates but following (their) general.

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tum nāuēs postrēmae fugientēs in perīculō prīncipēs erant;

Then the ships last in escaping were the first in danger;

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postrēmās enim nāuīs prīmās aggrediēbantur praedōnēs.

For the pirates were attacking the last ships first.

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cum prīma ā praedōnibus capta esset nāuis Haluntīnōrum, ...

When the first ship of the Haluntini had been captured by the pirates, ...

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... cuius praefectus Phȳlarchus erat, ...

... the captain of which was Phylarchus, ...

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... mox Apollōniēnsis nāuis capta est, ...

... soon a ship from Apollonia was captured, ...

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... cuius praefectus Anthrōpinus occīsus est.

... whose captain Anthropinus was killed.

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