That he, who had been sought out in their distress as the only general, and as a match for Hannibal; that he, an event which no record of history contains, was by the order of the people placed upon an equal footing with himself, -- a superior with an inferior officer, a dictator with a master of the horse, -- in that very city wherein the masters of the horse are wont to crouch and tremble at the rods and axes of the dictator
Hor Book XXII Chapter 27: The army is divided.