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[7] There is also a third sort, which is not attained by gradation, a height which is not a degree beyond the superlative, but such that nothing greater can be conceived. “You beat your mother. What more need I say? You beat your mother.” For to make a thing so great as to be incapable of augmentation is in itself a kind of augmentation.

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