"Assuredly not, but I see your Quintilian in great danger of coming to keep company with my Pliny," answered the doctor.
Poggio rescued “Quintilian” from the counter of a wood merchant.
We find from Quintilian, that Varro likewise composed satires in various kinds of verse.
Quintilian tried to stay this tide, and taught that oratory should conceal itself.
Our ears, however, are hardly fine enough to catch the iambic twang of which Quintilian complains.
I am now busy with Quintilian and Lucan, both excellent writers.
As a literary critic Quintilian exhibits the same sanity that characterizes his educational theory.
The same may be said of other examples adduced, here as afterward, by Quintilian.
Quintilian wrote: "We cannot even speak except in longs and shorts, and longs and shorts are the material of feet."
In all this we find that Quintilian only follows his master too closely.