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[24] I do not agree with those who extend the name of figure to a statement that something has happened unexpectedly to the [p. 389] speaker himself, like the following passage from Pollio: “Gentlemen, I never thought it would come to pass that, when Scaurus was the accused, I should have to entreat you not to allow influence to carry any weight on his behalf.”

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