Glosses drawn from
dreams and superstitions have long since lost their
value, owing to the very ease with which they can
be invented. But it will avail us little to use glosses
in a statement of fact, unless they are consistent
throughout the whole of our speech, more especially
as certain things can only be proved by persistent
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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