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the command of the army-He

is chosen Consul a third time-

Martha-Portents and omens

presaging victory to the Ro.
mans--Victory over the Cimbri
-Marius is elected a fourth
time Consul-Marius marches
to the relief of his colleague be-

sieged in his camp--a second

battle as glorious as the first-

He receives the news of his

election to the Consulate for

the fifth time-Marius triumphs

with Catulus, the other Consul

-Marius is elected a sixth time
Consul-Marius passes into
Asia–His meeting with Mith-
ridatesThe Social War-Ma-
rius saves Sylla's life-Marius
serves as a proconsul during
the Social War--Marius ob-
tains the command against Mith-
ridates-Sylla—Marius is driv.
en from Rome by Sylla—Ma-
rius returns to Ítalý—Unites
with Cinna-Enters Rome at
the head of an army-Is elect-
ed Consul for the seventh
time!-Retaliates with great
severity on the party of Sylla,
in revenge of the slaughter and
proscription by them, of his re-
satives and friends, prepares to
meet Sylla–His sickness and

Lucius Cornelius Sylla–becomes

Quæstor of Marius in Numi-
dia-Bocchus delivers Jugur-
tha a captive into his hands
Had this event engraved on a
ring, and used it to seal all his
letters—Is employed again by
Marius in the Cimbric War-
Pursued by Saturnius and other
assassins, he ran for safety into
Marius's house—is saved by bim

- Distinguishes himself greatly

in the Social War-Refuses to

give up to Marius the com-

mand of the army under him-

Leads his soldiers against Rome

-Enters it sword in hand

His proscriptions and atroci-

ties there-Places power in the

hands of his party, and hastens

to march against Mithridates

-Returns to Italy after the

death of Marius-Defeats all

the leaders of the Marian party

-The battle between him and

Telesinus in sight of Rome-

The slaughter of 10,000 Sam-

nites-His cruelties and pro-

scriptions-Assumes the Dicta-

No. XX. of the series of “ Political Portraits with Pen and Pencil” will contain a fine line engraving, on steel, of Francis THOMAS, of Maryland, from an original painting.

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