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[3] I do not deny that some compositions of this kind are composed solely with a view to display, as, for instance, panegyrics of gods and heroes of the past, a consideration which provides the solution of a question which I discussed a little while back,1 and proves that those are wrong who hold that an orator will never speak on a subject unless it involves some problem.

1 III. v. 3.

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