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[4] In the first case, if for instance the enthymeme was intended to prove that love is good,
two objections might be made; either the general statement that all want1 is bad, or in particular, that Caunian love2 would not have become proverbial, unless some forms of love had been bad.

1 Love is regarded as a desire, and therefore as bad as any other desire. It is here included under the general head of want.

2 Incest: Ovid Met. 9.454.

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