On the other hand in the case of inferior teachers a consciousness of their own defects
not seldom reconciles them to being attached to a
single pupil and playing the part—for it amounts to
little more—of a mere paedagogus.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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