are these 'phantoms' of yours so obedient to our
beck and call that they come the instant we summon
them? And is this true even of the 'phantoms'
of things that do not exist? For what is there so
unreal and unheard of that we cannot form a mental
picture of it? We even shape things which we
have never seen—as the sites of towns and the
faces of men.
Cicero: De Senectute De Amicitia De Divinatione. With An English Translation. William Armistead Falconer. Cambridge. Harvard University Press; Cambridge, Mass., London, England. 1923.
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