If they are crowded too thick
together, such reflexions merely stand in each other's
way, just as in the case of crops and the fruits of
trees lack of room to grow results in a stunted
development. Again in pictures a definite outline
is required to throw objects into relief, and consequently artists who include a number of objects in
the same design separate them by intervals sufficient
to prevent one casting a shadow on the other.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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