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[66] Galba on the other hand made use of partition when he replied to a friend who asked him for a cloak, “It is not raining and you don't need it; if it does rain, I shall wear it myself.” Similar material for jests is supplied by genus, species, property, difference, conjugates,1 adjuncts, antecedents, consequents, contraries, causes, effects, and comparisons of things greater, equal, or less,2 as it is also by all forms of trope.

1 See v. x. 85.

2 See v. x. 55 sqq.

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