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quibus rēbus, Cleomene īnsciō, factīs, ...

After these things had been done, with Cleomenes unaware, ...

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Cleomenēs, cum Helōrum peruēnisset, sē in terram ē nāue ēiēcit, ...

... Cleomenes, when he had arrived at Helorus, threw himself out of the ship onto the land, ...

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... nāuemque fluctuantem in marī relīquit.

... and left the ship tossing about on the sea.

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reliquī praefectī nāuium, ...

The remaining captains of ships, ...

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... cum imperātōrem in terram exeuntem uīdissent,

... When they had seen their general going out onto the land, ...

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... secūtī sunt;

... followed;

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nam ipsī, quōrum nāuēs tardiōrēs nāue Cleomenis erant, ...

for they themselves, whose ships were slower than Cleomenes’ ship, ...

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... marī nūllō modō praedōnēs effugere poterant.

... were in no way able to escape the pirates on the sea.

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tum praedōnum dux, cuius nōmen Hēracleō erat, ...

Then the leader of the pirates, whose name was Heracleo, ...

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... Rōmānōs ita facile uictum īrī nōn opīnātus, ...

... having come to the opinion that the Romans were not going to be defeated so easily, ...

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... classem pulcherrimam populī Rōmānī, ...

... as for a most beautiful fleet of the Roman people, ...

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... in lītus expulsam et ēiectam, ...

... driven out and thrown out onto the shore, ...

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... īnflammārī incendīque iussit.

... he ordered it to be set alight and burned.

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Cleomenēs, cum in pūblicō esse nōn ausus esset, ...

Cleomenes, since he had not dared to be in public, ...

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... quamquam nox erat, inclūserat sē domī.

... although it was night, had shut himself up at home.

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hōc modō, Cleomenē domī manente, ...

In this way, while Cleomenes was staying at home, ...

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... classis cuius Cleomenēs prīnceps erat ā praedōnibus incēnsa est.

... the fleet of which Cleomenes was the leader was burned by the pirates.

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ō tempus miserum prōuinciae Siciliae!

O wreteched time for the province of Sicily!

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ō rem calamitōsam!

O disastrous affair!

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ō istīus nēquitiam!

O the villainy of THAT one!

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ūnā atque eādem nocte, iūdicēs, ...

In one and the same night, judges, ...

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uidēre licēbat Verrem amōre, classem Rōmānam incendiō praedōnum cōnflagrantem.

it was permitted to see Verres (burning) with love, the Roman fleet burning with the pirates’ fire.

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quārum rērum grauium nūntius Syrācūsās peruēnit ad praetōrium, ...

Of these serious matters a messenger arrived at Syracuse at the governor’s residence, ...

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... quō istum ē conuīuiō redūxerant paulō ante mulierēs cum cantū et symphōnia.

... to where a little before women with singing and instrumental music had led THAT one from a feast.

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sed (ita seuēra erat domī Verris disciplīna) ...

But (so severe was the discipline of Verres’s home), ...

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... in rē tam grauī nēmo ad Verrem admittēbātur, ...

... in so serious an affair no one was allowed in to Verres, ...

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... nēmo audēbat Verrem dormientem excitāre.

... no one would dare to wake Verres (while) sleeping.

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... calamitās tamen breuī tempore ab omnibus cognita est;

Nevertheless, the disaster was known in a short while by everyone;

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nam nāuīs cōnflagrantīs cōnspicātī, ...

for having caught sight of the burning ships, ...

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... Syrācūsānī magnam calamitātem acceptam esse et mox perīculum sibi maximum fore statim intellēxērunt.

... the Syracusans at once knew that a great disaster had been received and that soon the danger for them would be the greatest.

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concursābat igitur ex urbe tōtā maxima multitūdō.

Therefore the biggest crowd ran together out of the whole city.

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