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[12] These are weapons which we should always have stored in our armoury ready for immediate use as occasion may demand. The critic who denies that [p. 211] such matters concern an orator is one who will refuse to believe that a statue is being begun when its limbs are actually being cast. Some will think that I am in too great a hurry, but let no one accuse me of thinking that the pupil who has been entrusted to the rhetorician should forthwith be withdrawn from the teacher of literature.

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