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Next to the κοινοὶ τόποι will follow the illustration of the κοινοὶ πίστεις, c. 20. 1, the universal instruments of all persuasion, Example (c. 20), Enthymeme (and its varieties) cc. 21—24, with an appendix on Refutation, c. 25 (and a shorter one of a miscellaneous character, c. 26). τα λοιπά] interpreted by Spengel, u. s., of the ἤθη and πάθη, which he supposes to have been treated last in this book; and by Vahlen (rightly, as I think) of the logical part of the treatise, the enthymemes and examples, ‘which still remain’ (after the analysis of the κοινοὶ τόποι) to be handled, u. s., p. 129). Brandis, ap. Schneidewin's Philologus IV 1, p. 7, note 7, unnecessarily limits τὰ λοιπὰ to the contents of cc. 23—26. Schrader, “doctrinam de elocutione et dispositione hoc verbo innuit, quam tertio libro tradit.” Vahlen, u. s., pp. 128 and 132, contemptuously rejects this interpretation. ἀποδῶμεν τὴν πρόθεσιν] On ἀποδιδόναι, see note on I 1. 7. Here, to fulfil a purpose or intention, lit. to render it back, or pay it as a due, to the original undertaking. ὥσπερ εἴρηται] I 9. 40. Comp. Rhet. ad Alex. 6 (7). 2. τὸ δὲ γεγονὸς τοῖς δικανικοῖς, I 9. 40; I 3. 4 and 8. τὸ δὲ δυνατὸν...τοῖς συμβουλευτικοῖς, I 3. 2, and 8. τὸ γεγονὸς......περὶ τούτων] ‘Fact’, as an abstract conception, and therefore neut. sing., is represented in its particulars or details—the particular, individual, instances, from which the notion is generalised—in the plural τούτων.
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