24 / CHRONICLESnprized as rhetorically effective. Even the Athenians admirednthe Spartans' style. Later, the oratorical Cicero may havenbeen less typical of the Roman character than the morentaciturn Cato and Caesar. A refusal to waste words oftennsignals an allegiance to language---there is a differencenbetween the characters and their creators. Huck Finn . . .
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