For what skill does it require
to say, “The property is mine, for I am the only son
of the deceased,” or “I am the sole heir, since possession of the testator's estate is given by the law of
property in accordance with the terms of his will:
the property therefore belongs to me”?
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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