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By Taylor Caldwell

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Publish 12 months note: First released 1965
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The spirit of historic Rome in its final days of glory. The hero of the tale, the fellow referred to as "a pillar of iron" is Marcus Tullius Cicero, the lawyer-statesman who attempted vainly to avoid wasting the republic he enjoyed from the forces of tyranny. Unfolding listed here are the personal dramas at the back of the good Roman hero's triumphs and defeats - and the intimate, deeply relocating tale of his determined love affair with the gorgeous Livia.

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And why not? he thought, as Lira swayed heavily toward him. He felt a rare anger and repugnance. He said, "It may be that the Lady Helvia needs your assistance, Lira. " He tried to make his voice stem and dismissing. Lira glowered at him, and sniffed loudly. "It is time for his sleep," she said, and put out her gnarled hand for struggle to her feet. Tullius looked at his son, legs, and he put his quiet the boy. It was not often that Tullius asserted himself. He had found a precarious peace in avoiding combat and dissension in his house, even from childhood.

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He was also judicious and wise and intuitive. sed by a poet. st avid pIa\Tnates, for she was but twelve. She was much taller than the short and slender Archias, and her golden head appeared over his dark sleek one like a miniature sim. \rchias, who had fine dark features and glowing black eyes, she was soon the favorite even among the housohf)ld slaves. She consideretl Helvia a noble ladv, to be admire

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