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VII

In these words of Cicero, from his fifth oration Against Verres, hanc sibi rem praesidio spirant futurum, there is no error in writing or grammar, but those are wrong who do violence to good copies by writing futuram; and in that connection mention is also made of another word of Cicero's which, though correct, is wrongly changed; with a few incidental remarks on the melody and cadence of periods for which Cicero earnestly strove . . . . . . . . . . . 35

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