When Demosthenes Was Asked What Was The First Part Of Oratory, He Answered, "Actio

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When Demosthenes was asked what was the first part of oratory, he
answered, "Action;" and which was the second, he replied, "Action;"
and which was the third, he still answered, "Action."
-- Plutarch (46-120 AD)
-- Lives of the Ten Orators