Tacitus annals- Book 4- Chapter 9

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Magno ea fletu et mox precationibus faustis audita;
There was great weeping at these words, and then many a benediction.
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ac si modum orationi posuisset, misericordia sui gloriaqueanimos audientium impleverat:
Had the emperor set bounds to his speech, he must have filled the hearts of his hearers with sympathy and admiration.
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ad vana et totiens inrisarevolutus, de reddenda re publica utque consules seu quisalius regimen susciperent, vero quoque et honesto fidem dempsit.
But he now fell back on those idle and often ridiculed professions about restoring the republic, and the wish that the consuls or some one else might undertake the government, and thus destroyed belief even in what was genuine and noble.
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memoriae Drusi eadem quae in Germanicumdecernuntur, plerisque additis, ut ferme amat posterioradulatio.
The same honours were decreed to the memory of Drusus as to that of Germanicus, and many more were added.Such is the way with flattery, when repeated.
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funus imaginum pompa maxime inlustre fuit, *** origo Iuliae gentis Aeneas omnesque Albanorum regeset conditor urbis Romulus, post Sabina nobilitas, AttusClausus ceteraeque Claudiorum effigies longo ordine spectarentur.
The funeral with its procession of statues was singularly grand. Aeneas, the father of the Julian house, all the Alban kings, Romulus, Rome's founder, then the Sabine nobility, Attus Clausus, and the busts of all the other Claudii were displayed in
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a long train.
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Had the emperor set bounds to his speech, he must have filled the hearts of his hearers with sympathy and admiration.

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ac si modum orationi posuisset, misericordia sui gloriaqueanimos audientium impleverat:

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But he now fell back on those idle and often ridiculed professions about restoring the republic, and the wish that the consuls or some one else might undertake the government, and thus destroyed belief even in what was genuine and noble.

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The same honours were decreed to the memory of Drusus as to that of Germanicus, and many more were added.Such is the way with flattery, when repeated.

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The funeral with its procession of statues was singularly grand. Aeneas, the father of the Julian house, all the Alban kings, Romulus, Rome's founder, then the Sabine nobility, Attus Clausus, and the busts of all the other Claudii were displayed in

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