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[40] But how shall we discover those questions which present abnormal difficulty? Just as we discover reflexions, words, figures or the appropriate nuances of style,1 namely by native wit, by study and by practice. None the less it will be rare for anyone who is not a fool to fail to discover them, so long as he is content, as I have said,2 to accept nature for a guide.

1 Or perhaps “glosses,” i. e. the giving of a special aspect to the case by skilful representation of facts.

2 § 26.

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