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Quintilian on Education - Smail W. M.: Quintilian on Education. Being a translation of selected passages from the Institutio Oratoria with an introductory essay. Pp. xlviii + 144. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938. Cloth, 4s. 6d.

  • R. G. Austin (a1)
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1 But ‘viz.’ occurs far too often.

2 E.g. 1. 2. 20 communis sensus (‘common sense’ is quite misleading); 1. 10. 5 ‘horns and crocodiles’ would puzzle the uninitiate, as likewise the ‘Embankment’ in 12. 10. 74; and ‘grammarian’ should certainly not be used for grammaticus without an explanation, despite the remarks in the Introduction.

3 2. 4. 9; so Watson; Butler has ‘harsh’; but surely ‘dry’ (in the technical sense) is meant, or something very like it.

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