Nay, even if too
many figures have been used to permit us to take
such a course, we may ask our opponents, if they
have any confidence in the righteousness of their
cause, to give frank and open expression to the
charges which they have attempted to suggest by
indirect hints, or at any rate to refrain from asking
the judges not merely to understand, but even to
believe things which they themselves are afraid to
state in so many words.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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