By Theodore Dreiser
Dreiser's moment novel of a 3 ebook sequence, the 1st being The Financier, maintains the saga of Frank Cowperwood's quest for energy and wealth by using monetary acumen present in just a particularly few participants. whereas written as fiction, the unconventional can be a superb heritage lesson of the political constitution and shenanigans hired via the political and monetary professionals of that interval. The characters and occasions of the past due nineteenth century are delivered to existence via Dreiser's wealthy and descriptive prose. really few authors may be able to reach the measure of aspect Dreiser devotes to his plot and characters, all of the whereas utilizing notice utilization in akin to a fashion as to create a digital masterpiece.
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Moveor his rebus omnibus, sed in eam partem uti salvi sint vobiscum ornnes, etiam si me vis aliqua oppresserit, potius quam et illi et nos una rei publicae peste pereamus.  Qua re, patres conscripti, incumbite ad salutem rei publicae, circumspicite omnis procellas quae impendent nisi providetis. Non Ti. Gracchus quod iterum tribunus plebis fieri voluit, non C. Gracchus quod agrarios concitare conatus est, non L. Saturninus quod C. Memmium occidit, in discrimen aliquod atque in vestrae severitatis iudicium adducitur: tenentur ei qui ad urbis incendium, ad vestram omnium caedem, ad Catilinam accipiendum Romae restiterunt.
Volturcium, atque huic esse ad Catilinam datas litteras, facultatem rnihi oblatam putavi ut (quod erat difficillimum quodque ego semper optabam ab dis immortalibus) tota res non solum a me sed etiam a senatu et a vobis manifesto deprenderetur.  Itaque hesterno die L. Flaccum et C. Pomptinum praetores, fortissimos atque amantissimos rei publicae viros, ad me vocavi, rem exposui, quid fieri placeret ostendi. Illi autem, qui omnia de re publica praeclara atque egregia sentirent, sine recusatione ac sine ulla mora negotium susceperunt et, cum advesperasceret, occulte ad pontem Mulvium pervenerunt atque ibi in proximis villis ita bipertito fuerunt ut Tiberis inter eos et pons interesset.
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