Cicero 37

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Quem enim imperatorem possumus ullo in numero putare, cuius in exercitu centuriatus veneant atque venierint?
For which general can we consider a general a general at all, in whose army the office of centurion can be bought and sold?
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Quid hunc hominem magnum aut amplum de re publica cogitare
What great or distinguished thing can we imagine that man thinks about the republic
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qui pecuniam, ex aerario depromptam ad bellum administrandum, aut propter cupiditatem provinciae magistratibus diviserit
he who has divided up money against magistrates, taken from the public treasury for the running of war, either because of his desire for provincial command
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aut propter avaritiam Romae in quaestu reliquerit?
or because of greed has left it behind in Rome for his own profit?
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Vestra admurmuratio facit, Quirites, ut agnoscere videamini qui haec fecerint:
Your murmur shows, Romans, that you seem to recognise those who have done these things
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ego autem nomino neminem; qua re irasci mihi nemo poterit, nisi qui ante de se voluerit confiteri
but i name no-one, so no-one can be made angry with me by the matter, who does not wish to confess about himself first
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Itaque propter hanc avaritiam imperatorum quantas calamitates, quocumque ventum est, nostri exercitus ferant quis ignorat?
And so who is unaware of how great the calamities that our armies bear, are wherever they came, on account of this greed of the generals?
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