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I had the honour to have much conversation with Brutus; and was told, "that his ancestor Junius, Socrates, Epaminondas, Cato the younger, Sir Thomas More, and himself were perpetually together:" a sextumvirate, to which all the ages of the world cannot add a seventh.
The book opens with Cicero and Cato the Younger, and ends with a person totally unknown: one Larry Cooper who spent twenty-eight years in jail for aggravated assault and other trespasses.
In his early sixties and alone, he could have wallowed in self-pity, or even committed suicide like his friend Cato the Younger.
When Cato the Younger, that shining star of Roman patriotism, decided on suicide rather than submission to Julius Caesar, the first thrust of his sword failed to kill him, and a doctor was summoned to sew him up; undeterred, he "pushed the physician away, tore his bowels with his hands, rent the wound still more, and so died.
There is a striking similarity between this predicament and that into which Cato the Younger (95-46 BC) was born in first-century BC Rome.
One of the first exponents was Roman Senator Cato the Younger.
The ascendant Whig Party was left free to despise both its imported monarch and the disenfranchised commons, with the incorruptible Cato the Younger, patron saint of Roman Stoicism, as mascot.
Belliotti interprets the character traits and seeming thought processes of famous Romans (such as Cicero, Cato the Younger, Caesar, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius), especially at pivotal junctures in Roman history, through the lens of the major teachings of the philosophical schools.
McClure's attempt to recover the responses of its first readers; she uses an intertextual critique of its anecdote about Cato the Younger to argue that, notwithstanding its subsequent reputation as a 'founding text of modern constitutionalism', the text should be read as 'oscillating' between the factual and the fictional in the manner of Utopia (pp.
Cato the Younger, according to Plutarch, wept bitter tears at the sight of thousands of dead Romans on the battlefield after Dyrrachium.
This is Cato the Younger, and the event relating to him, which dates from 54 B.
Washington was often compared in his day with Cato the Younger, of whom Plutarch had written that "every class of men in Utica could clearly see, with sorrow and admiration, how entirely free was everything that he was doing from any secret motives or any mixture of self-regard.