Question concerning this bit of Livy (3.53):
"Icilius pro multitudine verba facit. idem, cum de condicionibus ageretur, quaerentibus legatis, quae postulata plebis essent, conposito iam ante adventum legatorum consilio ea postulavit,
ut appareret in aequitate rerum plus quam in armis reponi spei." (Apologies for formatting.)
Icilius spoke on behalf the crowd. While terms were being debated, the legates asked what the demands of the plebs were, (and) Icilius according to a plan formed before their ...