- Marcus Por·ci·us [pawr-shee-uh s, -shuh s] /ˈpɔr ʃi əs, -ʃəs/, the Elderorthe Censor, 234–149 b.c., Roman statesman, soldier, and writer.
- his great-grandsonMarcus Porciusthe Younger, 95–46 b.c., Roman statesman, soldier, and Stoic philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for cato
“The events this year with Ukraine led to his ties with Cato being severed,” a source at the think tank told The Daily Beast.
Through a spokesperson, Klaus does not deny that he and Cato parted ways.
Klaus espouses inflammatory views on a variety of subjects, some of which Cato happily embraced.
Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute.Immigration Laws Have It All Backward
May 8, 2014
People are reading “way too much into this report,” said Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute.Are the CBO’s New Cost Projections the Obamacare Win That Wasn’t?
April 16, 2014
Several bridges were also erected, and Cato the Censor is said to have built a basilica.Architecture
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You talk as wisely as Cato, and I am obliged to confess that you are right in all you say.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
But the central figures of the group were Cato and Victoria.Among the Pines
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The life and death of Cato were for generations the favourite model.Historical and Political Essays
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Cato gives orders for the asparagus, and Switzer for the hot-beds.
- 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
- 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
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