on the other hand, the name is to be applied to
certain attitudes, or I might say gestures of language,
we must interpret schema in the sense of that which
is poetically or rhetorically altered from the simple
and obvious method of expression. It will then be
true to distinguish between the style which is devoid
of figures (or ἀσχημάτιστος) and that which is adorned
with figures (or ἐσχηματισμένη,).
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text.
An XML version of this text is available for download,
with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted
changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.