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quae cum ita sint, patrēs cōnscrīptī, ...

Since these things are so [which things, since they are so], conscript fathers, ...

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... uōbīs populī Rōmānī praesidia nōn dēsunt;

... the protections of the Roman people are not lacking to you;

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prōuidendum est nē uōs populō Rōmānō dēesse uideāminī.

care must be taken lest you yourselves seem to fail the Roman people.

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habētis cōnsulem parātum nōn ad uītam suam dēfendendam, ...

You have a consul prepared not defend his own life, ...

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... sed ad uestram salūtem cūrandam.

... but (prepared) to take care of your safety.

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omnēs ōrdinēs ad cōnseruandam rem pūblicam mente, uoluntāte, uōce cōnsentiunt.

All the orders agree in mind, will, (and) voice on preserving the commonwealth.

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patria commūnis, obsessa facibus et tēlīs impiae coniūrātiōnis, ...

(Our) common fatherland, having been besieged with the torches and weapons of an unholy conspiracy, ...

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... uōbīs supplex manūs tendit, ...

... stretches (its) hands to you (as) a suppliant, ...

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... uōbīs sē, ...

... to you (as for) itself, ...

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... uōbīs uītam omnium cīuium, ...

... to you (as for) the life of all the citizens, ...

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... uōbīs ārās Penātium, ...

... to you (as for) the altars of the Penates [household gods], ...

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... uōbīs illum ignem Vestae sempiternum, ...

... to you (as for) that eternal fire of Vesta, ...

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... uōbīs omnium deōrum templa commendat.

... to you it commends the temples of all the gods.

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praetereā dē uestrā uītā, ...

Besides that, about your life, ...

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... dē coniugum uestrārum atque līberōrum animā, ...

... about the lives [soul] of your wives and children, ...

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... dē fortūnīs omnium hodiē uōbīs iūdicandum est.

... about the fortunes of everyone there must be a judgment today.

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habētis ducem memorem uestrī, oblītum suī.

You have a leader mindful of you [i.e. who remembers you], having forgotten himself.

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habētis omnīs ōrdinēs, omnīs hominēs, ...

You have all the orders, all individuals [people], ...

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... ūniuersum populum Rōmānum ūnum atque idem sentientem.

... (you have) the whole Roman population thinking one and the same (thing).

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cōgitāte!

Think!

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imperium tantīs labōribus fundātum, ...

(As for) the empire founded with such (great) labors, ...

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... lībertātem tantā uirtūte stabilītam, ...

(as for) freedom made firm by such courage, ...

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... fortūnās tantā deōrum benignitāte auctās ...

(as for) fortunes increased by such kindness of the gods ...

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... ūna nox paene dēlēuit.

... a single night almost destroyed (them).

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id nē umquam posthāc cōnficī possit ā cīuibus, hodiē prōuidendum est.

Care must be taken today lest this can ever afterwards be accomplished by citizens.

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immō uērō hodiē uōbīs prōuidendum est ...

And in fact today care must be taken by you ...

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... nē id umquam posthāc uel cōgitārī possit ā cīuibus.

... lest this afterwards can ever even be thought by citizens.

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