after surveying our opponent's proposition, an easy
task, we should consider, if possible, what it is most
natural to answer first. And, if we imagine the case
as being actually pleaded and ourselves as under the
necessity of making a reply, that answer will probably suggest itself. On the other hand,
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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