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Quintilian has justly observed, that the obscurity of a writer is generally in proportion to his incapacity.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
Allegory in the sense of Quintilian as a trope, an extended metaphor, Wilson mentions only once.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance|Donald Lemen Clark
The civic fragment finds its highest expression in Quintilian, the super-civic in Plotinus.Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals|Thomas Davidson
It was probably his rules for rhetoric and poetry that Cicero and Quintilian had in view.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Our ears, however, are hardly fine enough to catch the iambic twang of which Quintilian complains.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope