that in such cases also the question will be either one
of expediency alone or of a choice between expediency and honour. “But,” it will be urged, “if a man
would beget children, he is under the necessity of
taking a wife.” Certainly. But he who wishes to
become a father must needs be quite clear that he
must take a wife.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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