Some even regard the basis of the question
as being different from the basis of the decision.
The question as to whether Milo was justified in
killing Clodius, is one of quality. The point for the
decision of the judge, namely whether Clodius lay in
wait for Milo, is a matter for conjecture.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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