witnesses and investigation and the like all make
some pronouncement on the actual matter under
trial, whereas arguments drawn from without are in
themselves useless, unless the pleader has the wit to
apply them in such a manner as to support the
points which he is trying to make.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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