Again by the introduction of fictitious
personages we may bring into play the most forcible
form of exaggeration. We may describe the results
likely to follow some action, introduce topics to lead
our hearers astray, move them to mirth or anticipate
the arguments of our opponent. Comparisons and
examples may be introduced, both of them most
effective methods; we may divide, interrupt, contrast,
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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