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[12] Such quotations have the additional advantage of helping the speaker's case, for the orator makes use of the sentiments expressed by the poet as evidence in support of his own statements. But while my earlier remarks have special application to the education of boys, those which I have just made [p. 153] apply rather to persons of riper years; for the love of letters and the value of reading are not confined to one's schooldays, but end only with life.

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