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  • So far, Maximus, as far at any rate as I have noticed, the lady has made no mention of magic, but has merely repeated in the same order the statements which I quoted a short time ago about her long widowhood, the proposed remedy for her ill health, her desire to marry, the good report she had heard of me from Pontianus, his own advice that she should marry me in preference to others.

    The Defense

  • He has taken them round as a confession on the part of Pudentilla, and, with Pontianus at his side all dissolved in tears, has shown them through all the market-place, allowing men only to read that portion which I have just cited and suppressing all that comes before and after.

    The Defense

  • Pontianus together with his very inferior brother had come to visit us, before his mother had completed her donation.

    The Defense

  • Pontianus to be on his guard against the designs of Rufinus, that she rebuked him severely for having freely published the letter she had sent him without having read it honestly as it was written!

    The Defense

  • Had she not come across so easy a victim as Pontianus, she would perhaps still have been sitting at home a widow who had never been a bride.

    The Defense

  • Furthermore, she wrote a letter of her own on the same subject to her son Pontianus at Rome, in which she gave full reasons for her determination.

    The Defense

  • For you will remember that it is only four or five days since his advocates of malice prepense attacked me with slanderous accusations, and began to charge me with practice of the black art and with the murder of my step-son Pontianus.

    The Defense

  • If Pontianus still lived and you were to ask him what the cloth contained, he would reply that he did not know.

    The Defense

  • Our artist did as Pontianus suggested, as far as the size of the ebony tablets permitted.

    The Defense

  • On the dispersal of the audience Pontianus approached me, and by way of prelude said that such universal enthusiasm was nothing less than a sign from heaven.

    The Defense

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