But eloquence cannot be confined even to these
three forms of style. For just as the third style is
intermediate between the grand and the plain style,
so each of these three are separated by interspaces
which are occupied by intermediate styles compounded of the two which he on either side.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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