For there is no part of a speech so closely
connected with any other as the statement with the
proof, though of course such a digression may be
intended as the conclusion of the statement and the
beginning of the proof There will therefore sometimes be room for digression; for example if the end
of the statement has been concerned with some specially horrible theme, we may embroider the theme
as though our indignation must find immediate
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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