[p. 455] where the second nam might be omitted. And we find in Horace,2
nam neque Parnasi vobis iuga, nam neque Pindi,Ecl. x. 11: 1
Fabriciumcque,Similarly, words are omitted, a device which may be either a blemish or a figure, according to the context. The following is an example:
hunc et intonsis Curium capillis.
for the full phrase would be plus quam satis. There is, however, another form of omission which requires treatment at greater length.4
accede ad ignen, iam calesces plus satis;Ter. Eun. I. ii. 5. 3