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[14] But Zoilus narrowed down the definition, since he restricted the term schema to cases when the speaker pretends to say something other than that which he actually does say. 1 know that this view meets with common acceptance: it is, in fact, for this reason that we speak of figured controversial themes, of which I shall shortly speak.1 We shall then take a figure to mean a form of expression to which a new aspect is given by art.

1 ix. ii. 65.

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