Homeoteleuton called of the Latines similiter definens is a figure which endeth diverse members alike in such partes of speech, which have no cases, that is in Verbes and Adverbs.
An example: He is esteemed eloquent which can invent wittily, remember perfectly, dispose orderly, figure diversly, pronounce aptly, confirm strongly, and conclude directly.
Another: No marvell though wisedome complaineth that shee is either wilfully despised, or carelesly neglected, either openly scorned, or secretely abhorred.
The use of this figure.
This exornation like as the former pertaineth to the delectation
1.Delectation to the eare.
of sound, and also giveth a pleasant perspicuitie to the word first expressed.
2.Perspicuity to the sense.
The thing n this Caution to be observed, is, that excessse and too
1.Affectation and excesse.
great affection be shunned.