A similar method is to be pursued in quoting from
the fictions of the poets, though we must remember
that they will be of less force as proofs. The same
supreme authority, the great master of eloquence,
shows us how we should employ such quotations.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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