From the 1772 Boston Massacre Oration, March 5, 1772: quis talia fando/Myrmidonum, Dolopumve, aut duri miles Ulyssei, /Temperet a lacrymis.  (Virgil, Aeneid Bk. II, 6-8) “In speaking such things, what Myrmidon, or Dolopian, or soldier of harsh Ulysses, could refrain from tears?” Omnes ordines ad conservandam rempublicam, mente, voluntate, studio, virtute, voce consentiunt  (Cicero). “All […]