The spectacle of Cato

I do not know what nobler sight Jupiter could find on earth than the spectacle of Cato, after his cause had already been shattered more than once, nevertheless standing erect amid the ruins of the commonwealth... that hero, most ruthless in avenging himself, took thought for the safety of others and arranged the escape of his departing followers; while even on his last night he pursued his studies.


Philosophical Category Tags: Seneca - On Providence II 9


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