For, to say nothing of his eloquence,
which he shows in praise, exhortation and consolation, do not the ninth book containing the embassy
to Achilles, the first describing the quarrel between
the chiefs, or the speeches delivered by the counsellors in the second, display all the rules of art
to be followed in forensic or deliberative oratory?
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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