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[35] As regards the other arguments derived from character, I have already discussed them in connexion with “places” of argument.1

The next type of proof is derived from causes or motives, such as anger, hatred, fear, greed or hope, since all motives can be classified as species of one or other of these. If any of these motives can be plausibly alleged against the accused, it is the duty of the accuser to make it appear that such motives may lead a man to commit any crime, and to exaggerate the particular motives which he selects for the purpose of his argument.

1 v. x. 20, where argumentorum loci are defined as "the dwellings of arguments, where they hide and where we must look for them.

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