To these three qualities some add magnificence of
diction or μεγαλοπρέπεια as they call it this quality
is not, however, suitable to all cases. For what place
has language that rises above the ordinary level in
the majority of private suits dealing with loans,
letting and hiring and interdicts? Nor yet is it
always expedient, as may be inferred from the
passage just cited from the pro Milone.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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