Similarly from the growth of a situation we may
infer either its beginning or its end, not only in
questions of fact but as regards points of equity,
such as whether the conclusion is referable to the
beginning, that is, “Should the man that began the
quarrel be regarded as guilty of the bloodshed with
which it ended?”
Arguments are also drawn from similarities:
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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