Pompey, ambitious, ill-starred, fights losing battles everywhere.
This at last led them to send Pompey to clear the sea of pirates.
What should he have cared for the column which we beheld on our arrival in Alexandria had it not been Pompey's pillar?
Then they manned their ships, and waited for Pompey at Coracesium, in Cilicia.
He even replaced the statues of Sylla and Pompey, which had been thrown down by the populace.
Pompey in return run him through with his spear, and laid him dead on the spot.
Pompey and Cæsar could agree, at any rate, in this—that they did not want such a one as Cicero to interfere with them.
Pompey, with all these arguments, found it no easy matter to keep his army quiet.
The year of the expedition is known by the consulate of Pompey and Crassus—it was the year 699.
When Pompey had got at a little distance from the camp, he quitted his horse.