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[30] 1 Transfer the last word to some other position and the effect will be decreased. For the whole passage is made to converge to a point at the end; the disgraceful circumstance of his being forced to vomit has been mentioned and the audience expect nothing more, when the orator adds yet a further revolting feature of the case, namely that he was still unable to retain his food the day after the carouse.

1 Phil. II. xxv. 63. “That you were compelled to vomit the next day in the presence of the Roman people.”

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