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[93] Again what sort of a figure is this addition of a reason, for what is advanced, which Rutilius calls αἰτιολογία?1 It may also be doubted whether the assignment of a reason for each distinct statement, with which Rutilius2 opens his discussion of figures, is really a figure.

1 ii. 19.

2 Opening of Book I.

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