It is, however, to the best of my knowledge,
generally agreed by the majority of authors that
there are two classes of figure, namely figures of
thought, that is of the mind, feeling or conceptions,
since all these terms are used, and figures of speech,
that is of words, diction, expression, language or
style: the name by which they are known varies,
but mere terminology is a matter of indifference.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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