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[3] It is possible, too, to get a glimpse of the character of each in his style of speaking. For that of Demosthenes, which had no prettiness or pleasantry, and was condensed with a view to power and earnestness, did not smell of lamp-wicks, as Pytheas scoffingly said,1 but of water-drinking and anxious thought, and of what men called the bitterness and sullenness of his disposition;

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