not Cato the censor spell dicam and faciam as dicem[p. 143]
and faciem and observe the same practice in words of
similar termination? This is clear from old manuscripts of his works and is recorded by Messala in
his treatise on the letter s. Sibe and quase are found
in many books, but I cannot say whether the
authors wished them to be spelt thus:
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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