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‘And therefore it is plain that we must not go into exact detail in describing all that may be said about style, but confine ourselves to the kind of which we are now speaking (i. e. the use of it in Rhetoric). The other (the general view of the subject) has been treated in the Poetics’.

There is a useful note on the various senses of ἀκρίβεια in Aristotle in Grant's Ethics, 17. 18. Here it is used in the first of these, of accuracy, or exactness, as shewn in minute detail, a complete survey of an entire subject.

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