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You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http : //books . com/| QUINTILIAN'S INSTIXt TTES OF OEATOET: OR, EDUCATION OF AN ORATOR. In the following pages the whole of the original is trans- lated, and the utmost care has been taken to observe an exact adherence to the sense.
On every obscure or corrupt passage, ilhistration is given in a note.
The text which has been used is that of Spalding, from whose valuable commen* tary much useful matter has been adopted.
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