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[3] Now, previous compilers of “Arts”1 of Rhetoric have provided us with only a small portion of this art, for proofs are the only things in it that come within the province of art; everything else is merely an accessory. And yet they say nothing about enthymemes which are the body of proof, but chiefly devote their attention to matters outside the subject;

1 Manuals or handbooks treating of the rules of any art or science.

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