The Menexenus has more the character of a rhetorical exercise than any other of the Platonic works.
For I do not imagine that I have any rhetorical art of my own.
All of them are rhetorical and poetical rather than dialectical, but glimpses of truth appear in them.
Hardy was desperately in earnest, but not so much so as to be careless of rhetorical effect.
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