: J. W. H. Atkins
Cambridge University Press
: 71.32 MB
943-4), and so she manages to steady herself before replyingto her opponent.
, on the other hand, is more successful in her tactics as a pleader,
when she convicts the Owl
of a etult'iloquium (l. 1640), and claims that the
defendant has lost the case through boasting of her own disgrace (l. 1650). This
claim, advanced by the Nightingale
, is not without its importance: it is endorsed
by the neighbouring birds, who rejoice that a decision has at length been
reached: and with ...