Every speech however consists at once of that
which is expressed and that which expresses, that is
to say of matter and words. Skill in speaking is
perfected by nature, art and practice, to which some
add a fourth department, namely imitation, which I
however prefer to include under art.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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