By George Forty
This article offers the reader with a portrait of existence within the Channel Islands among 1940 and 1945, a lot of it from the perspective of the occupying forces. It attracts upon first-hand reminiscenes and a range of old photographs.'
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18 SPEECH OF THANKS IN THE SENATE whatever his age or state of health, but felt a sacred duty to cast his vote for my restoration. 74 Then it was that thanks to the signal, wonderful benefaction of Publius Lentulus I was not merely brought back to my country, as some illustrious citizens have been in the past, but carried home in a gilded chariot drawn by resplendent horses.  Can I ever seem sufficiently thankful to Gnaeus Pompeius? Both to you, who were all of the like opinion, and to the entire people he declared that the safety of the Roman People had been preserved through me and was bound up with mine.
44. 87. Cicero had in fact thought of suicide (Att. 3). 22 SPEECH OF THANKS IN THE SENATE + but of two services to the Commonwealth: it was brought upon me because I had defended the community, and voluntarily accepted by me in order that the Commonwealth I had defended might not through me be placed in the gravest jeopardy.  His young sons and a multitude of kinsfolk pleaded to the Roman People on behalf of Publius Popillius, a great aristocrat. A son, a young man who had already proved his worth, supplicated the Roman People on behalf of the eminent and illustrious Quintus Metellus; with him were Lucius and Gaius Metellus, both Consulars, and their children, and Quintus Metellus Nepos, a candidate for the consulship at the time, also Luculli, Servilii, Scipios, sons of female members of the family,88 all in tears and mourning garb.
De consecratione domus Ciceronianae (Mainz), p. 8. 3. Pontijices. 4. In general, members of the College of Pontiffs and other priestly Colleges took part in public life like other people. 38 ON HIS HOUSE its consequence that all the dignity of the Commonwealth, and the welfare of all citizens, their lives, liberty, altars, hearths, and household gods, their goods, fortunes, and dwellings are seen to have been consigned and entrusted to your wisdom, your good faith, and your power.  It falls to you to decide this day whether you wish for the future to deprive irresponsible and unscrupulous magistrates of the support of rascals and criminals, or whether you prefer to arm them with the additional weapon of religion.
Channel Islands at War: A German Perspective by George Forty