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” is a maxim; but when the why and the wherefore are added, the whole makes an enthymeme; for instance, “ for, not to speak of the charge of idleness brought against them,3 they earn jealous hostility from the citizens.
Another example: “ There is no man who is happy in everything;4
” or, “ There is no man who is really free.
” The latter is a maxim, but taken with the next verse it is an enthymeme: “ for he is the slave of either wealth or fortune.5
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