“Brutus killed his sons for plotting against the
state, while Manlius condemned his son to death for
his valoulr”;1 from the contrary when we say,
“Marcellus restored the works of art which had
been taken from the Syracusans who were our
enemies, while Verres2 took the same works of art
from our allies.” The same divisions apply also to
such forms of proof in panegyric or denunciation.
1 Manlius had forbidden all encounters with the enemy. His son engaged in single combat and slew his man. See Liv. VIII. viii. 1.
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