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sed Allobrogēs, ex praeceptō Cicerōnis, per Gabīnium cēterōs coniūrātōrēs conueniunt.

But the Allobroges, on the instruction(s) of Cicero, assemble other conspirators through Gabinius.

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ab Lentulō, Cethēgō, Statiliō, item Cassiō postulant iūs iūrandum, ...

They demand an oath from Lentulus, Cethegus, Statilius, and also Cassius, ...

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... quod signātum ad cīuīs perferant;

... which they could carry signed to (their fellow) citizens;

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aliter haud facile fore ut ad tantum negōtium impellantur.

otherwise (they say) it will not be easy to drive (them) to such a great undertaking.

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cēterī nihil suspicantēs dant, ...

The others, suspecting nothing, give (their oaths), ...

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... Cassius sē eō breuī uentūrum pollicētūr, ...

... (and) Cassius promises that he will come there soon, ...

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ac paulō ante lēgātōs ex urbe proficīscitur.

... and a little before the ambassadors (he) sets out from the city.

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quō iūre iūrandō datō, ...

After the oath had been given, ...

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... Lentulus Allobrogēs ad Catilīnam cum T. Volturciō quōdam dīmīsit, ...

... Lentulus sent the Allobroges away to Catiline with a certain Titus Volturcius, ...

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... ut illī, prius quam domum pergerent, ...

... so that they, before they proceeded home, ...

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... cum Catilīnā societātem cōnfirmārent.

... could confirm the alliance with Catiline.

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Lentulus ipse Volturciō litterās ad Catilīnam dat, ...

Lentulius himself gives a letter [Latin plural for singular] to Volturcius for Catiline, ...

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... quārum exemplum īnfrā scrīptum est:

... a copy of which is written below:

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“tē hortor utī cōgitēs tuum perīculum.

“I urge you to think about your danger.

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“intellegās tē uirum esse.

“You should understand that you are a man.

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“cōnsīderēs tua cōnsilia.

“You should think about your plans.

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“auxilium petās ab omnibus, etiam ab infimīs.”

“You should seek assistance from everyone, even from from the lowest.”

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ad hoc mandāta uerbīs dat:

In addition he adds [gives] instructions to his words:

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“ab senātū hostis iūdicātus es.

“You have been judged an enemy by the senate.

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“cūr tamen seruōs repudiās?

“Why however do you reject slaves?

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“seruōs accipiās.

“You should receive slaves.

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“in urbe parāta sunt quae iussistī.

“In the city (the things) that you ordered have been prepared.

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“hīs rēbus parātīs, proficīscāris.

“Since these things have been prepared, you should set out.

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“nōlī cūnctārī ipse propius accēdere.”

“Don’t you yourself delay coming [don’t delay to come] nearer.”

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