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1

dum ea Rōmae geruntur, Catilīna ex omnī cōpiā, ...

While these things are being done at Rome, Catiline out of the whole crowd, ...

2

... quam et ipse addūxerat et Mānlius habuerat, ...

which (both) he had brought and Manlius had held, ...

3

... duās legiōnēs īnstituit.

... drew up two legions.

4

sed ex omnī cōpiā circiter pars quārta erat mīlitāribus armīs īnstructa, ...

But out of the whole crowd about a fourth part was equipped with military weapons, ...

5

... cēterī sparōs aut lanceās aut praeacūtās sudīs portābant.

... (whereas) the others were carrying hunting-spears or lances or sharpened stakes.

6

sed postquam Antōnius cum exercitū aduentābat, ...

But after Antonius was approaching with an army, ...

7

... Catilīna, perīculō perturbātus, per montīs iter facere.

... Catiline, disturbed by the danger, made a trip through the mountains.

8

modo ad urbem modo ad Galliam castra mouēre, ...

At one time to the city, at one time to Gaul he was shifting camp, ...

9

... hostibus occāsiōnem pugnae nōn dare.

... (and) he did not give to his enemy an opportunity for a fight.

10

spērābat breuī tempore magnās cōpiās sēsē habitūrum, ...

He was hoping that in a short time he would have many troops, ..

11

... si [the book has dum] Rōmae sociī cōnsilia perficerent.

... if at Rome his allies would accomplish their plans.

12

intereā seruōs repudiābat, ...

Meanwhile he rejected slaves, ...

13

ueritus nē uidērētur causam cīuium cum seruīs fugitīuīs commūnicāuisse.

... having become afraid that he would seem to have joined the cause of citizens with runaway slaves.

14

sed postquam in castra nūntius peruēnit, ...

But after the news arrived at the camp, ...

15

... Rōmae coniūrātiōnem patefactam esse ...

... that at Rome the conspiracy had been revealed, ...

16

... et dē Lentulō coniūrātōribusque cēterīs supplicium sūmptum, ...

... and that punishment had been exacted from Lentulus and the other conspirators, ...

17

... plērīque quī sē rapīnārum causā Catilīnae coniūnxissent, dīlābuntur.

... most (of those) who had joined themselves to Catiline for the sake of plunder[s], slip away.

18

reliquōs Catilīna, agmine īnstructō, per montīs asperōs magnīs itineribus in agrum Pistōriēnsem abdūcit, ...

As for the rest, Catiline, once the line of march was organized, leads them into the territory of Pistoria, through rugged mountains and long marches,...

19

... eō cōnsiliō ut occultē perfugeret in Galliam Trānsalpīnam.

... the plan being [with this as plan] that he would escape secretly into Transalpine Gaul.

20

at Q. Metellus Celer, ā senātū missus, cum tribus legiōnibus in agrō Pīcēnō exspectābat ...

But Quintus Metellus Celer, having been sent by the senate, was waiting in the territory of Picenum with three legions ...

21

... dum Catilīna castra in Galliam mouēret.

... until Catiline would move camp to Gaul.

22

nam ex difficultāte rērum exīstimābat ...

For given [from] the difficulty of the situation he was thinking ...

23

... fore ut Catilīna perfugeret in Galliam Trānsalpīnam, ...

... that it would happen that Catiline would escape to Transalpine Gaul, ...

24

... antequam legiōnibus Rōmānīs interclūderētur.

... before he could [would] be cut off by the Roman legions.

25

igitur Metellus, ubi iter eius ex perfugīs cognōuit, castra properē mōuit, ...

Therefore Metellus, when he knew (about) his journey from deserters, quickly shifted camp, ...

26

... ac sub ipsīs rādīcibus montium cōnsēdit, ...

... and took up a position at the very feet (i.e. foothills) of the mountains, ...

27

... quā Catilīnae dēscēnsus erat in Galliam properantī.

... where the hurrying Catiline had a descent into Gaul [dative of possession!].

28

neque tamen Antōnius procul aberat, ...

Nor, however, was Antonius far away, ...

29

... utpote quī locīs aequiōribus sequerētur.

... inasmuch has he was following in more level places.

30

sed Catilīna, postquam uidet sēsē montibus et cōpiīs hostium clausum esse ...

But Catiline, after he sees that he is shut in by the mountains and the forces of (his) enemies ...

31

... et in urbe rēs aduersās, ...

... and (after he sees) that affairs in the city were unfavorable, ...

32

... neque fugae neque praesidī ūllam spem, ...

... and that [nor that] there was no hope in flight or in defence, ...

33

... cōnstituit in tālī rē fortūnam bellī temptāre ...

... decided in such a situation to test the fortune of war ...

34

... et cum Antōniō quam prīmum cōnflīgere.

... and to fight with Antonius as soon as possible.

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