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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 3, chapter 11 (search)
say that a good man is “four-square”Simonides, frag. 5 (P.L.G. 2.). Both a good man and a square are complete as far as they go, but they do not express actuality. is a metaphor, for both these are complete, but the phrase does not express actuality, whereas “of one having the prime of his life in full bloom”Isoc. 5.10. does; similarly, “thee, like a sacred animal ranging at will”Isoc. 5.127. This speech is an appeal to Philip to lead the Greeks against Persia. As a sacred animal could roam where it pleased within the precincts of its temple, so Philip could claim the whole of Greece as his fatherland, while other descendants of Heracles (whom Isocrates calls the author of Philip's line) were tied down and their outlook narrowed by the laws and constitution of the city in which they dwelt. expresses actuality, and in Thereupon the Greeks shooting forward with their feetEur. IA