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[40] I do not, however, intend to discuss every possible theme, [p. 131] since fresh ones can always be invented, nor yet to deal with all the questions to which they give rise, since these vary with circumstances. But I cannot help expressing my astonishment that Flavus,1 for whose authority I have the highest respect, restricted the range of quality to such an extent in the text-book which he composed for the special guidance of the schools.

1 i.e. Verginius mentioned in ยง 24.

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