Again, the point of law is either admitted by
both parties or disputed. If it be admitted, the
questions which are raised will as a rule be such
as the following. Which of the two laws is the
most stringent? Does it concern gods or men, the
state or private individuals, reward or punishment,
great things or small? Does it permit, forbid or
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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