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[16] Again, a question may involve comparison, as, for instance, “Which of the two then could more easily assign a reason for his opinion?”1 There are other forms of question as well, some concise, some developed at greater length, some dealing with one thing only, others with several. Anticipation, or, as the Greeks call it, πρόληψις, whereby we forestall objections, is of extraordinary value in pleading; it is frequently employed in all parts of a speech, but is especially useful in the exordium.

1 pro Cluent. xxxviii. 106.

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