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[131] Or again they may be introduced without such circumstances, as in the passage beginning “For Quintus Ligarius etc.”1 Often, too, we may commence with a fact as Cicero does in the pro Tullio2: “Marcus Tullius has a farm which he inherited from his father in the territory of Thurium,” or Demosthenes in the speech in defence of Ctesiphonl,3—“On the outbreak of the Phocian war.”

1 pro Lig. i. 2.

2 pro Tull. vi. 14.

3 § 18.

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