so too dumb
insects produce honey, whose taste is beyond the
skill of man to imitate, from different kinds of flowers
and juices. Shall we marvel then, if oratory, the
highest gift of providence to man, needs the assistance
of many arts, which, although they do not reveal or
intrude themselves in actual speaking, supply hidden
forces and make their silent presence felt?
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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