In Catonem (n.d.)

See introduction to d2_MaiT_029. On Cato and Maitland's other references to him, see d2_MaiT_005 and d2_MaiT_022. Metre: elegiac couplets.

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In Catonem

Unus ego saevos docui superare tyrannos,
sed magis in tristi funere 1 liber eram.

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On Cato

I alone taught fierce tyrants to prevail, but I was better liberated on my wretched death.



1: 'in tristi funere': Lucretius, De Rerum Natura III.72