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[8] even though they adopt a new name, so these artifices will produce exactly the same effect, whether they are styled tropes or figures, since their values lie not in their names, but in their effect. Similarly it makes no difference whether we call a basis conjectural or negative, or concerned with fact or substance,1 provided always that we know that the subject of enquiry is the same.

1 See III. vi. 15, 39.

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