And things which form the material for
other artists, do not for that reason cease forthwith
to be material for rhetoric. For if I ask what is the
material of the sculptor, I shall be told bronze; and
if I ask what is the material of the maker of vessels
(I refer to the craft styled χαλκευτική by the Greeks),
the answer will again be bronze: and yet there is
all the difference in the world between vessels and
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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