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[12] But it will be safer to discuss these considerations in detail.

The points likely to commend the accuser to the judge have already been stated in my remarks on the exordium.1 There are however certain things which require fuller treatment in the peroration than in the exordium, where it is sufficient merely to outline them. This fuller treatment is specially required if the accused be a man of violent, unpopular or dangerous character or if the [p. 391] condemnation of the accused is likely to cover the judges with glory or his acquittal with disgrace.

1 IV. i 5 sq.

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