But more than the mere possession of
these qualities is required; they must be deployed,
each in their proper place and with such variety that
every sound may bewitch the hearer with all the
charm of music. But these qualities are as a rule
open and direct, manifesting themselves without
disguise. They do, however, as I have said, admit
of figures, as the instances to which I shall proceed
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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