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[40] A wonderful [p. 469] mixture of figures may be found in Cicero1 in the following passage, where the first word is repeated last after a long interval, while the middle corresponds with the beginning, and the concluding words with the middle. “Yours is the work which we find here, conscript fathers, not mine, a fine piece of work too, but, as I have said, not mine, but yours.” This frequent repetition, which,

1 From the lost speech against Q. Metellus.

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