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1 “Lampsacus, gentlemen, is a town situated on the Hellespont”), or of the time at which something occurred (as in the verse2
“In early spring, when on the mountains hoar
The snows dissolve),
or of the causes of an occurrence, such as the historians are so fond of setting forth, when they explain the origin of a war, a rebellion or a pestilence. Further they style some statements of fact “complete,” and others “incomplete,

1 xxiv. 63.

2 Verg. G. i. 43.

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