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1.-TRACES OF ORATORY IN EARLY LITERATURE.
ing Nature; in later poetry regarding human life; suc-
II.-FORENSIC ORATORY IN SICILY.
in the fifth century B.C. Empedocles. Aristotle's estimate
tion from the rhetorical school to the law-court and the
Andocides. Orator of natural ability, so-called. His faults.
Lack of clearness and orderly arrangement, of proportion
best period. Lycurgus, the conservative. Characteris-
VI.-ARISTOTLE, THE RHETORICIAN.
liberty, and literary contests develops Attic excellencies.
Slow development of Latin literature. Its indebtedness to
Greek inspiration. Diffusion of the Greek language.
tises with his own additions. His division of the subject.
The ethical element in his system. His eloquence affected
tails of construction and argumentation. Variety of method.
X.-CICERO'S SUCCESSORS AND QUINTILIAN.
servile with the loss of liberty. Reactions and Asian ten-