Cicero de Imperio- Chapter 45

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iam accepta in Ponto calamitate ex eo proelio, de quo vos paulo ante invitus admonui, *** socii pertimuissent, hostium opes animique crevisset,
now when the disaster has been recieved in Pontus as a result of that battle, about which, unwillingly, i rmeind you a little time prevoiusly, when our allies were very frightened,, when the resoruces and spirits of our enemies had grown,
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satis firmum praesidium provincia non haberet, admissetis Asiam, Quirites, nisi ad ipsum discrimen eius temporis divinitus Cn. Pompeium ad eas regiones fortuna populi Romani attulisset.
and the province did not have a firm enough defence, you would have lost Asia, Romans, if the fortune of the Roman people, by the will of the gods, had not brought Gnaeus Pompeius to the very crisis of that particular moment to those regions.
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huius adventus et Mithridatem insolita inflatum victoria continuit et Tigranem magnis copiis minitantem Asiae retardavit.
his arrival both restrained Mithridates, puffed up with his unusual victory, and slowed down Tigranes, who was threatening Asia with great forces.
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et quisquam dubitabit quid virtute perfecturus sit, qui tantum auctoritate perfecerit?
and will anyone doubt what he will accomplish by his virtue, who he accomplished so much by his authority?
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aut quam facile imperio atque exercitu socios et vectigalia conservaturus sit, qui ipso nomine ac rumore defenderit?
or how easily with his power and his army he will preserve our allies and our revenues, who defended them with his very name and reputation?
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satis firmum praesidium provincia non haberet, admissetis Asiam, Quirites, nisi ad ipsum discrimen eius temporis divinitus Cn. Pompeium ad eas regiones fortuna populi Romani attulisset.

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and the province did not have a firm enough defence, you would have lost Asia, Romans, if the fortune of the Roman people, by the will of the gods, had not brought Gnaeus Pompeius to the very crisis of that particular moment to those regions.

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huius adventus et Mithridatem insolita inflatum victoria continuit et Tigranem magnis copiis minitantem Asiae retardavit.

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et quisquam dubitabit quid virtute perfecturus sit, qui tantum auctoritate perfecerit?

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aut quam facile imperio atque exercitu socios et vectigalia conservaturus sit, qui ipso nomine ac rumore defenderit?

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