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‘Such is the approved (popular) kind of enthymemes in respect of the sense or meaning (in their intellectual aspect). In that of style or language, so far as regards the figure (i. e. the structure of the period and its clauses), the popularity is attained by the antithetical expression of them (the balance of opposite clauses or members), as in the example, (Isocr. Phil. § 73), καὶ τὴν εἰρήνην τὴν τοῖς ἄλλοις κοινὴν πόλεμον τοῖς αὑτῶν ἰδίοις (their own private interests) εἶναι νομιζόντων’—as it stands in Isocrates' text, Aristotle having altered the arrangement, as usual;—‘war is antithetical to peace’:—

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