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[82] Next to this another form may appropriately be placed, namely that which we have styled distinction and of which the following is an example: Odit populus Romanus privaiam luxuriam, publicam magoificentiam diligit.1 The same is true of the figure by which words of similar termination, but of different meaning are placed at the end of corresponding clauses, as in ut quod in tempore mali fuit, nihil obsit, quod in causa boni fruit, prosit.2

1 pro Muren. xxxvi. 76. “The Roman people hates private luxury, but loves public magnificence.” Cp. § 65.

2 pro Cluent. xxix. 80. “So that what was unfortunate in the occasion may prove no obstacle, while what was fortunate in the case may prove a positive advantage.”

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