We must do what we can to make
it less long by postponing some points, taking care
however to mention what it is that we propose to
postpone. Take the following as an example. “As
regards his motives for killing him, his accomplices
and the manner in which he disposed his ambush,
I will speak when I come to the proof.”
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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