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[18] I have known some who thought that they had produced a brilliant imitation of the style of that divine orator, by ending their periods with the phrase esse videatur.1 Consequently it is of the first importance that every student should realise what it is that he is to imitate, and should know why it is good.

1 cp. ix. iv. 73. Tac. Dial. 23.

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