Hasta Cæsaris, patres conscripti, multis improbis spem affert, et audaciam.
Vestra beneficia mihi erepta sunt, patres conscripti, vos in mea injuria despecti estis.
In ancient Rome the members of the senate are the patres conscripti, the “Conscript fathers.”
Quorum progeniem vos, patres conscripti, nolite pati me nepotem Masinissae frustra a vobis auxilium petere.
In Rome the patrician families are called "Coscritti" in allusion to the patres conscripti or senators of the city.
To judge by the general silence, no one wished to be one of the patres conscripti.