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have to be made; and whatever is in excess is indecorous. The cultivation of the memory is most important, and various modes are suggested of fixing facts and ideas in the mind. Still more minute directions are given as to the effective delivery of a speech, including the management of the voice, the countenance, the hands and fingers, the body generally, and even the dress; the great object in speaking being decorum, and the great triumph that what we do is becoming.

Book XII., after comparing the author's task to that of a navigator on an ocean, across which only one adventurer besides himself has sailed, sums up the reasons why a great orator must be a good man, and why no one will ever be accomplished in eloquence who has not gained a deep insight into the impulses of human nature, and formed his moral character on the precepts of others, and on his own reflections. Hence the study of philosophy is indispensable, in order that he may attach himself to what is really good, and raises the mind towards the heaven from which it sprung. Other needful qualifications are reverted to, and a comparison is made between painting and sculpture, and the various styles of Greek and Latin eloquence. The orator is then advised to bring his public career to a close before he falls into the grasp of old age, and Quintilian concludes his labours with the following exhortation :—

'Let us, then, pursue, with our whole powers, the true dignity of eloquence, than which the immortal gods have given nothing better to mankind, and without which all nature would be mute, and all our acts would be deprived alike of present honour and of commemoration among posterity; and let us aspire to the highest excellence, for, by this means, we shall either attain the summit, or at least see many below us.' -Watson.

APPENDIX.

NAMES OF THE PRINCIPAL ENGLISH
TRANSLATORS OF EACH AUTHOR.

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Rev. Dr Copleston, Professor Plump-
tre, Mr Potter, Miss Swanwick.

Rev. Canon Collins, Mr. Hookham
Frere, Mr Wheelwright.

Sir A. Grant, Mr Lees, Mr. Taylor.
Dr Grice, Mr A. Trollope.

Rev. J. Davies, Sir T. Martin.

Rev. Canon Collins, Mr Forsyth, Mr
Long, Mr Melmoth, Mr A.
Trollope, Rev. J. S. Watson.

Rev. W. J. Brodribb, Sir R. Collier,
Mr Kennedy, Mr Leland.

Dean Alford, Mr Browning, Mr
Donne, Dean Millman, Mr Paley,
Mr Potter.

Mr Hay, Lord Neaves, Mr Stephens,
Mr Wilson.

Mr Rawlinson, Mr Swayne, M.A.

Mr Chapman, Rev. J. Davies, Mr
Elton, Mr Paley.

Rev. Canon Collins, Lord Derby,
Mr Pope, Mr Worsley.

Professor Conington, Messrs Lonsdale
and Lee, M.A., Sir T. Martin.
Mr Dryden, Mr Gifford, Mr Hodgson,
Mr Walford, M.A.

Mr Baker, Rev. Canon Collins, Mr
Holland.

Rev. Canon Collins, Mr Franklin,
Mr Tooke.

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Mr Creech, Mr Good, Mr Mallock,
M.A., Mr Munro, Rev. J. S.
Watson.

Rev. A. Church, Mr Dryden, Mr
King.

Rev. H. Carey, Rev. Dr Moberly,
Rev. F. D. Morice.

Mr C. W. Collins, M.A., Messrs
Davies and Vaughan, Professor
Jowett, Mr Sydenham.

Rev. Canon Collins, Mr Thornton
Mr Warner.

Rev. W. J. Brodribb, Rev. A. Church,
Dean Merrivale, Mr Melmoth,
Lord Orrery.

Dr Cranstoun, Rev. J. Davies, Mr
Paley.

Mr Guthrie, Mr Patsall, Rev. J. S.
Watson.

Professor Anstice, Mr Campbell, Mr
C. W. Collins, M.A., Rev. H.
Dale, Professor Plumptre.

Rev. W. J. Brodribb, Rev. A. Church,
Mr Donne.

Mr Coleman, Rev. Canon Collins.
Rev. J. Davies, Mr Hookham Frere,
Mr Gaisford.

Mr Bloomfield, Rev. Canon Collins,
Rev. H. Dale, Mr Wilkins.

Dr Cranstoun, Mr Dart, Rev. J.
Davies, Mr Grainger.

Rev. Canon Collins, Professor Coning-
ton, Mr Dryden, Mr Kennedy,
Lord Ravensworth, and Mr Rick-
ards.

Sir A. Grant, Mr Spelman, Rev. J. S.
Watson.

COLSTON AND SON, PRINTERS, EDINBURGH.

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