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[19] Consequently the style of oratory employed in such cases should be calm and mild with no trace of pride, elevation or [p. 429] sublimity, all of which would be out of place. It is enough to speak appropriately, pleasantly and persuasively, and therefore the intermediate1 style of oratory is most suitable.

1 i.e. the style intermediate between the restrained (Attic) and the grand (Asiatic) style.

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