Aristotle's rhetoric

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Taylor, 1686 - Rhetoric, Ancient - 280 pages

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Page 122 - ... they assert nothing stably. They are also illnatured ; for illnature consists in putting the worst construction on every thing. Farther still, they are, suspicious from their incredulity, but they are incredulous from their experience. On this account likewise, they neither love, nor hate vehemently; but according to the precept of Bias they love as if they should some time or other hate, and they hate as if they should some time or other love. They are also pusillanimous, because they have become...
Page 104 - ARISTOTLKsRhxoric. 137 it is the nature of Lovers. But Men contend for honours with their equals ; and they reverence the prudent for their Truth : fuch as are their Seniors and their Matters.
Page 171 - but fad care". He hid him not with boughs, but with the boughs of the Wood...
Page 178 - Rhetoric. 181 of mean things, nor beftow too much Trimming upon an ordinary word : for that will appear comical ; as...
Page 182 - For all men are wiling to fee a conclufion i as< being rir'd our of breath toward the end of the, Goal, or Stage, and are willing to turn again.
Page 254 - Thefe good men were they that did the mifcheif to our Confederates ; but we wicked People, they that did 'em all the...
Page 104 - Alfo fuch as are given to tell abroad what they know. For 'tis the fame thing not to feem bad, and not to be fo reported.
Page 234 - And therefore we are to obferve this diligently always in our Orations, whether we have left the Auditors confcious of the thing of which we difcours'd GO 'em.

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