On the other hand, that class of allegory in which
the meaning is contrary to that suggested by the
words, involve an element of irony, or, as our
rhetoricians call it, illusio.
This is made evident to
the understanding either by the delivery, the character of the speaker or the nature of the subject.
For if any one of these three is out of keeping with
the words, it at once becomes clear that the intention of the speaker is other than what he actually
says In the majority of tropes
it is, however,