So too they
distinguish between contraries: some are opposites,
as night to day, some hurtful, as cold water to a
fever, some contradictory, as truth to falsehood, and
some negative, as things which are not hard when
contrasted with things which are hard. But I
cannot see that such distinctions have any real
bearing on the subject under discussion.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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