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[31] “You killed your wife, though you were an adulterer yourself. I should loathe you even if you had only divorced her.” Here we have a division. “Do you wish me to prove that a love-philtre is a poison? The man would still be living, if he had not drunk it.” This is an [p. 299] argument. There are, moreover, a number of speakers who not merely deliver many such epigrams, but utter everything as if it were an epigram.

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