Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
Englished by Sir Thomas North. Trans. Sir Thomas North. Vol. 6 (1579; London: David Nutt, 1896) 207.

GRECIANS AND ROMANS 
  
     Byllis, and to drive Brutus men from thence, that had takenMARCUS
     it before: and therefore to obtayne his purpose, he fought aBRUTUS
     battell with Cicero, the sonne of Marcus Tullius Cicero, by
     whome he was overcome. For Brutus made the younger
     Cicero a Captaine, and did many notable exploytes by his
     service. Shortly after, having stolen upon Caius Antonius
     in certein marishes farre from the place from whence he fled:
     he would not set on him with furie, but onely road round
     about him, commaunding his souldiers to spare him and his
     men, as reckoning them all his own without stroke striking:
     and so in deede it hapned. For they yelded them selves,C. Antonius
     and their Captaine Antonius, unto Brutus: so that Brutusyelded unto
     had now a great army about him. Now Brutus kept thisBrutus.
     Caius Antonius long time in his office, and never tooke from
     him the markes and signes of his Consulship, although
     many of his friends, and Cicero among others, wrote unto
     him to put him to death. But when he sawe Antonius
     secretly practised with his Captaines to make some altera-
     cion: then he sent him into a shippe, and made him to be
     kept there. When the souldiers whome C. Antonius had
     corrupted, were gotten into the citie of Apollonia, and
     sent from thence unto Brutus to come unto them: he made them
     aunswer, that it was not the manner of Romane Captaines
     to come to the souldiers, but the souldiers to come to the
     Captaine, and to crave pardon for their offences committed.
     Thereuppon they came to him, and he pardoned them. So
     Brutus preparing to goe into Asia, newes came unto him of
     the great chaunge at Rome. For Octavius Caesar was in
     armes, by commaundement, and authoritie from the Senate,
     against Marcus Antonius. But after that he had driven
     Antonius out of Italy, the Senate then began to be affrayd
     of him: bicause he sued to be Consul, which was contrary
     to the law, and kept a great army about him, when the
     Empire of Rome had no neede of them. On the other side,Octavius
     Octavius Caesar perceiving the Senate stayed not there, butCaesar joyn-
     turned unto Brutus that was out of Italy, and that theyeth with
     appoynted him the government of certaine provinces: thenAntonius
     he began to be affrayd for his part, and sent unto Antonius
     to offer him his friendship. Then comming on with his
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