style calls for the utmost attention, we must always
bear in mind that nothing should be done for the
sake of words only, since words were invented
merely to give expression to things: and those
words are the most satisfactory which give the best
expression to the thoughts of our mind and produce
the effect which we desire upon the minds of the
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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