Questions tagged [cicero]

Questions about the works of the Roman politician, orator and philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC) and his life as a writer. He is best known for his orations, such as 'In Verrem' and 'In Catilinam' (I–IV) and for philosophical works such as 'De Oratore', 'De re publica' and 'De Natura Deorum'. Use this tag with [latin-literature].

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Which part or quote in Cicero is Greene referring to?

In Robert Greene's novel Gwydonius; The Carde of Fancie, one of the characters, Castania, uses the following words in her rejection of Gwydonius (italics from the origin; bold by me): Better it is ...
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