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[34] But we may introduce not only imaginary sayings, but imaginary writings as well, as is done by Asinius in his defence of Liburnia: “Let my mother, who was the object of my love and my delight, who lived for me and gave me life twice in one day1 (and so on) inherit nought of my property.” This is in itself a figure, and is doubly so whenever, as in the present case, [p. 395] it imitates a document produced by the opposing party.

1 The speech being lost, the allusion in bisdedit is unintelligible.

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