[6] To the conclusion of the speech1 the most appropriate style is that which has no connecting particles, in order that it may be a peroration, but not an oration: “I have spoken; you have heard; you know the facts; now give your decision.”2

1 Reading τελευτῇ, a conjecture of Victorius. With τελευτή, the sense will be: “as a conclusion, the asyndectic style is appropriate.”

2 It is generally supposed that this example of a suitable peroration is an echo of the conclusion of the speech of Lysias Against Eratosthenes.

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