At least he was considerate enough not to comment on her obvious interest in his physique.
Soon afterwards (77) he was elected praetor, and was next appointed to the province of Africa, where he again won a good name as a just and considerate governor.
Strict and severe as he was with his soldiers, he was particularly considerate to the people generally, and made their burdens as light as possible.
The upright and considerate manner in which he treated the provincials won him their affection, but at the same time brought upon him the hatred of Nero, who felt specially aggrieved because Soranus had refused to punish a city which had defended the statues of its gods against the Imperial commissioners.
Burghley's private life was singularly virtuous; he was a faithful husband, a careful father and a considerate master.