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[110] If it is not merely, as I think, the whole complexion of our oratory that deserves this title, but if it is to be claimed for individual sayings as well, I should give the name only to those sayings that are of the same general character as humorous sayings, without actually being humorous. I will give an [p. 501] illustration of what I mean. It was said of Asinius Pollio, who had equal gifts for being grave or gay, that he was “a man for all hours,”

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