Our injuries she cannot avenge, nor can any but yourselves avenge them, conscript fathers.
But, conscript fathers, Senators, there is but one course to be pursued.
For what part had ye, conscript fathers; what part had the people, in this affair?
conscript fathers, shall we vote ourselves freemen or slaves?
Consider, conscript fathers, how much you owe to this example, set by yourselves.
On sending them the head of Albinus, he had written to the conscript fathers alarming them with the most dreadful threats.
In ancient Rome the members of the senate are the Patres conscripti, the “conscript fathers.”
I will command the army, but in no particular will I encroach upon the prerogatives of the conscript fathers.
conscript fathers, you are to decide, whether Rhodes is to continue on the earth or to be utterly destroyed.
conscript fathers (kon'skript), a translation of a certain form used in addressing the senate of ancient Rome.