M. Tullius Cicero
Mihi autem recordanti Ser. Sulpici multos in nostra familiaritate sermones gratior illi videtur, si qui est sensus in morte, aenea statua futura, et ea pedestris, quam inaurata equestris, qualis L. Sullae primum statuta est; ....
To me, as I recall the many conversations I had with Servius Sulpicius in the course of our friendship, it seems that a bronze statue, and one on foot, will, if there be any consciousness in death, be more pleasing to him than a gilt and equestrian one, such as was first set up for Lucius Sulla; ....
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from M. Tullius Cicero: Volume XV. Philippics, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 189, translated by Walter C. A. Ker, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1926, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.