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[6] However, in every system of instruction there is some slight necessity to pay attention to style; for it does make a difference, for the purpose of making a thing clear, to speak in this or that manner; still, the difference is not so very great, but all these things1 are mere outward show for pleasing the hearer; wherefore no one teaches geometry in this way.

1 i.e. style, delivery, and acting, which are of no use to serious students.

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