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[3] There are however innumerable ways in which this may be done. The finest example is provided by Cicero's prosecution of Verres.1 “If your own father were among your judges, what would he say when these facts were proved against you?” Then follows the [p. 385] enumeration. Another admirable example2 may be found in the same speech where the enumeration of the temples which the praetor had despoiled takes the form of invoking the various deities concerned. We may also at times pretend to be in doubt whether we have not omitted something and to wonder what the accused will say in reply to certain points or what hope tile accuser can have after the manner in which we have refuted all the charges brought against us.

1 V. lii. 136

2 ib. lxxii.

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