Cato


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Ca·to 1

 (kā′tō), Marcus Porcius Known as "the Elder" or "the Censor." 234-149 bc.
Roman politician and general who wrote the first history of Rome. As censor he attempted to restore simplicity to Roman life.

Ca·to 2

 (kā′tō), Marcus Porcius Known as "the Younger." 95-46 bc.
Roman politician and great-grandson of Cato the Elder. A conservative opponent of Julius Caesar's political ambitions, he supported Pompey against Caesar in the civil war and committed suicide after Caesar's decisive victory at Thapsus.

Cato

(ˈkeɪtəʊ)
n
1. (Biography) Marcus Porcius (ˈmɑːkəsˈpɔːʃɪəs), known as Cato the Elder or the Censor. 234–149 bc, Roman statesman and writer, noted for his relentless opposition to Carthage
2. (Biography) his great-grandson, Marcus Porcius, known as Cato the Younger or Uticensis. 95–46 bc, Roman statesman, general, and Stoic philosopher; opponent of Catiline and Caesar

Ca•to

(ˈkeɪ toʊ)

n.
1. Marcus Porcius, ( “the Elder” or “the Censor” ), 234–149 B.C., Roman statesman, soldier, and writer.
2. his great-grandson, Marcus Porcius ( “the Younger” ), 95–46 B.C., Roman statesman, soldier, and Stoic philosopher.
Translations

Cato

[ˈkeɪtəʊ] NCatón

Cato

[ˈkeɪtəʊ] nCatone m
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He could, indeed, whenever he laid himself down to rest, say with Cato in the tragical poem--
In reality, he could say this with ten times more reason and confidence than Cato, or any other proud fellow among the antient or modern heroes; for he was not only devoid of fear, but might be considered as a faithful labourer, when at the end of harvest he is summoned to receive his reward at the hands of a bountiful master.
Cato was a great Roman who rebelled against the authority of Caesar and in the end killed himself.
But although Cato is not really great, the writer was perhaps the most popular man of his day, and so his tragedy was a tremendous success.
For so Livy (after he had described Cato Major in these words, In illo viro tantum robur corporis et animi fuit, ut quocunque loco natus esset, fortunam sibi facturus videretur) falleth upon that, that he had versatile ingenium.
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.
With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
Cato says that the profits of agriculture are particularly pious or just (maximeque pius quaestus), and according to Varro the old Romans "called the same earth Mother and Ceres, and thought that they who cultivated it led a pious and useful life, and that they alone were left of the race of King Saturn.
What was, was; and may the good that is to come be for all, and the evil for him who goes to look for it -your worship must know that the beginning the old folk used to put to their tales was not just as each one pleased; it was a maxim of Cato Zonzorino the Roman, that says 'the evil for him that goes to look for it,' and it comes as pat to the purpose now as ring to finger, to show that your worship should keep quiet and not go looking for evil in any quarter, and that we should go back by some other road, since nobody forces us to follow this in which so many terrors affright us.
Simon Kealey QC, prosecuting, said that on June 21 police went to a flat in Gloucestershire and Cato along with another male jumped out of the window.
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