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  1. Feb 2017
  2. Oct 2013
    1. THE CHRISTIAN TEACHER MUST USE DIFFERENT STYLES ON DIFFERENT OCCASIONS
    2. Better than either of these, however, is the man who, when he wishes, can repeat the words, and at the same time correctly apprehends their meaning.

      This line is comparable to Quintilian's high regard for improvisation. Augustine seems to go along the same lines arguing that better than just memory is memory with understanding. And best of all is being able to employ all of that whenever one wishes (improvisation).

  3. Sep 2013
    1. put any question to him, and that he would answer.

      Improvising is a part of rhetoric. "Knowing how to answer about any given subject"