Cicero de Imperio- Chapter 29

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iam vero virtuti Cn. Pompei quae potest oratio par inveniri?
but now, what speech can be found equal to the virtue of Gnaeus Pompeius?
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quid est quod quisquam aut illo dignum aut vobis novum aut cuiquam inauditum possit adferre?
what is there which anyone could bring up which is either worthy of him, or new to you, or unheard of by anyone?
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neque enim illae sunt solae virtutes imperatoriae, quae vulgo existimantur
for there are not only the virtues of a general which are usually thought of,
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labor in negotiis,
effort in buisiness,
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fortitudo in periculis,
fortitude in dangers,
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industria in agendo,
energy in getting things going,
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celeritas in conficiendo,
speed in bringing things to an end,
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consilium in providendo,
planning in seeing ahead,
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quae tanta sunt in hoc uno,
which are so great in that one man,
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quanta in omnibus reliquis imperatoribus,
as in all the other generals [put together],
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quos aut vidimus aut audivimus, non fuerant.
whom we have either seen or heard of, have not been.
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what is there which anyone could bring up which is either worthy of him, or new to you, or unheard of by anyone?

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quid est quod quisquam aut illo dignum aut vobis novum aut cuiquam inauditum possit adferre?

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for there are not only the virtues of a general which are usually thought of,

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effort in buisiness,

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fortitude in dangers,

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