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Jones ; a few words and spellings have been changed. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. His law for collecting the votes of the people by way of ballot, was strongly opposed by the tribune M. Antius Brisowho was supported by M.
Lepidus one of the consuls [ B. At this time the two Scipios were very serviceable to a number of clients by their superior judgment, and eloquence; but still more so by their extensive interest and popularity. But the written speeches of Pompeius though it must be owned they have rather an antiquated air reveal an amazing sagacity, and are very far from being dry and spiritless.
Crassusan orator of uncommon merit, who was qualified for the profession by the united efforts of art and nature, and enjoyed some other advantages which were almost peculiar to his family.
For he had contracted an affinity with that accomplished speaker Servius Galba above-mentioned, by giving his daughter in marriage to Galba 's son; and being likewise himself the son of Muciusand the brother of P.
Scaevolahe had a fine opportunity at home which he made the best use of to gain a thorough knowledge of the civil law. He was a man of unusual application, and was much beloved by his fellow-citizens; being constantly employed either in giving his advice, or pleading causes in the forum.
Fannii, the sons of Caius and Marcus - one of whom, the son of Caius who was joint consul with Domitius [ B. For when we were young, there were different opinions about it. Some asserted it was wrote by C. Persiusa man of letters, and the same who is so much extolled for his learning by Lucilius: Their suspicion, I believe, was entirely founded on the character of Fanniuswho was only reckoned among the middling orators; whereas the speech in question is esteemed the best which the time afforded.
But, on the other hand, it is too much of a piece to have been the mingled composition of many: We may add that Fannius himself was no contemptible orator: Africanuswas very far from being an idle one. But the other C. Fanniusthe son of Marcus and son-in-law of C.
Laeliuswas of a rougher cast, both in his temper, and manner of speaking. Scaevola ; though Laelius politely excused himself, by saying that the preference was not given to the youngest son, but to his wife the eldest daughter, by his advice, I say, he attended the lectures of Panaetius.
His abilities as a speaker may be easily conjectured from his History, which is neither destitute of elegance, nor a perfect model of composition. But he was never ranked among the orators; his chief merit being a critical knowledge of the civil law, and an uncommon accuracy of judgment.
Caelius Antipater likewise as you may see by his works was an elegant and a handsome writer for the time he lived in; he was also an excellent lawyer, and taught the principles of jurisprudence to many others, particularly to L. GracchusI wish they had been as well inclined to maintain peace and good order in the State, as they were qualified to support it by their eloquence:The recent years have seen an unprecedented increase in youth violence, often lethal violence, all around the nation.
Violence Among Youths Essay Recently, an University Abstract This paper highlights the causes of school violence and aggressive behavior among youth in our society.
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In this essay, I first of all examine the reasons for the rise in youth crime, then I suggest how this problem may be resolved. Perhaps the principal cause of this rise in youth crime is the increased use of drugs and alcohol among young people. Youth crime prevention Key authors Crime and Society Crime Is the Result of Individuals Making Choices to Commit Crime Does Increase in GDP mean Increase in Welfare?
The crime rate among teenagers has increased dramatically in many countries. Discuss some possible reasons for this increase and suggest solutions. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own experience or knowledge.