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sed Allobrogēs, quippe quī nōndum coniūrātiōnī sē adiungere cōnstituissent, ...
... rem diū cōnsīderābant.

But the Allobroges, insasmuch as they had not yet decided to join [themselves] to the conspiracy, ...

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... rem diū cōnsīderābant.

... were pondering the matter for a long time.

3

in alterā parte erat aes aliēnum, studium bellī, ...

On one side there was the debt, (and) enthusiasm for war, ...

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... magna mercēs in spē uictōriae;

... (and) great profit in the hope of victory;

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at in alterā, maiōrēs opēs cīuitātis Rōmānae, ...

but on the other (side) (there were) the greater resources of the Roman state, ...

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... tūta cōnsilia, prō incertā spē certa praemia.

(and there were) safe plans, (and) certain rewards instead of an uncertain hope.

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haec illīs uoluentibus, ...

While they were turning over these things (in their minds), ...

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... tandem uīcit fortūna reī pūblicae.

... finally the (good) fortune of the commonwealth was victorious.

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itaque Q. Fabiō Sangae, cīuitātis suae patrōnō, rem omnem, utī cognōuerant, aperiunt.

And so they reveal the whole affair, as they knew it, to Quintus Fabius Sanga, the patron of their state.

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Cicero, per Sangam cōnsiliō cognitō, lēgātīs Allobrogum praecipit ...

Cicero, when the plan had been made known through Sanga, instructs the envoys of the Allobroges ...

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... ut studium coniūrātiōnis uehementer simulent, ...

... to feign enthusiasm for the conspiracy enthusiastically, ...

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... cēterōs adeant, ...

... (and he instructs them) to approach others, ...

13

... bene polliceantur, ...

... (and he instructs them) to make fine promises [promise well], ...

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... dentque operam ut coniūrātōrēs quam maximē manifestōs faciant.

... and (he instructs them) to see to it that they make (themselves) conspirators as guilty as possible.

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