right therefore in speaking of the first conflict of
causes in contradistinction to the conflict of questions.
For instance in the first portion of his speech on
behalf of Rabirius Postumus Cicero contends that the
action cannot lie against a Roman knight, while in
the second he asserts that no money ever came into
his client's hands. Still I should say that the basis
was to be found in the latter as being the stronger of
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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