however, good reason for the rule prescribed by all
authorities, that the voice should not be overstrained
in the years of transition between boyhood and manhood, since at that period it is naturally weak, not, I
think, on account of heat, as some allege (for there
is more heat in the body at other periods), but rather
on account of moisture, of which at that age there is
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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