That which I
call the basis some style the constitution, others the
question, and others again that which may be inferred
from the question, while Theodorus calls it the most general head,κεφάλαιονγενικώτατον, to which everything
must be referred. These different names, however, all
mean the same thing, nor is it of the least importance
to students by what special name things are called,
as long as the thing itself is perfectly clear.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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