Ab Urbe Condita
Et vos—C. Claudi pace et P. Valeri mortui loquar—prius in clivum Capitolinum signa intulistis quam hos hostes de foro tolleretis?
And did you—without offence to Gaius Claudius and the dead Publius Valerius be it said,—did you carry your standards against the Capitoline Hill before clearing these enemies out of the Forum?
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from T. Livius: History of Rome (Volume II: Books 3-4), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 133, translated by B.O. Foster, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1922, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.