The usurped government of the Decemvirs in Rome was of the same kind.
The rigor of the decemvirs was tempered by the equity of the prtors.
The rigor of the decemvirs was tempered by the equity of the praetors.
But though the decemvirs had been spared from death by fire, they were not forgiven.
All these acts were performed according to the injunctions of the decemvirs.
What power is that, decemvirs, which ye embrace and hold so firmly?
Ye became weary of decemvirs; we compelled them to resign the office.
The Decemvirs were thus intrusted with supreme power in the state.
The first decemvirs had earned the respect and esteem of their fellow-citizens.
We can tell little or nothing about the regard paid to the decemvirs.