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[104] Besides these, Celsus considers the following to be figures: exclusion, asseveration, refusal,1 excitement of the judge, the use of proverbs, the employment of quotations from poetry, jests, invidious remarks or invocation to intensify a charge (which is identical with δείνωσις) flattery, [p. 441] pardon, disdain, admonition, apology, entreaty and rebuke.

1 The meaning of detrectare is uncertain It may mean “refuse to deal with some topic,” or simply “detract.”

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