Have been rereading Scribes & Scholars, by L.D. Reynolds and N.R. Wilson, largely for the civilised tone and dry wit of Leighton Reynolds.
S&S says of Politian that he had the following response to those who criticised him for being insufficiently Ciceronian:
'Non exprimis,' inquit aliquis, 'Ciceronem.' Quid tum? Non enim sum Cicero, me tamen (ut opinor) exprimo. (Epistle 8.16)
It's the 'ut opinor' that's so lovely.