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[47] I cannot therefore see why Caecilius should have stigmatised these words by such a name, since the doubling and repetition of words and all forms of addition may likewise be regarded aspleonasms. And it is not merely words that are thus grouped together. The same device may be applied to thoughts of similar content. “The wild confusion of his thoughts, the thick darkness shed upon his soul by his crimes and the burning torches of the furies all drove him on.”1

1 From the lost in Pisonem.

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