|For as lack of adornment is said to become some women, so this subtle oration, though without embellishment, gives delight.|
|—De Oratore. 78.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 9, Part 1
Two treatises from the master of prose exemplify the pragmatism of the philosopher’s mind applied to the human condition. See also On Old Age.
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