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[7] where Homer does not say τοιαῦτα (such things as), but τόσα (as many things as). Nor should you try to find enthymemes about everything; otherwise you will be imitating certain philosophers, who draw conclusions that are better known and more plausible than the premises from which they are drawn.1

1 For this passage see 1.2.12-13. The meaning is that it is absurd to prove what every one knows already.

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