the quoter can enrich the subject, by combining it with researches of his own."
As regards the use of testimonia, it may be observed to begin with that their value must depend on the trustworthiness of the texts of the writers from whom they are taken, and further upon that of the text used by the translator, the excerptor or the quoter, about which we can know nothing for certain, though we may sometimes make probable inferences.
Of course you would probably also want to belt the quoter across the mouth for offering up such a "gimmie" as that.
Sometimes further rules will dictate that the quoter also names the year the film was made and the name of the actor who says the line.
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