It is evident, then, that men must have
recourse to these topics when they desire to appease their audience, putting
them into the frame of mind required and representing those with whom they are
angry as either formidable or deserving of respect, or as having rendered them
great services, or acted involuntarily, or as exceedingly grieved at what they
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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