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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 3, chapter 1 (search)
e poets, as was natural, were the first to give an impulse to style; for words are imitations, and the voice also, which of all our parts is best adapted for imitation, was ready to hand; thus the arts of the rhapsodists, actors, and others, were fashioned. And as the poets, although their utterances were devoid of sense, appeared to have gained their reputation through their style, it was a poetical style that first came into being, as that of Gorgias.Of Leontini in Sicily, Greek sophist and rhetorician (see Introduction). Even now the majority of the uneducated think that such persons express themselves most beautifully, whereas this is not the case, for the style of prose is not the same as that of poetry. And the result proves it; for even the writers of tragedies do not employ it in the same manner, but as they have changed from the tetrametric to the iambic meter, because the latter, of all other meters, most nearly resemble
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 3, chapter 10 (search)
n the tributary states. They differed from ordinary mills in being gaily painted. and [Diogenes] the Cynic used to say that the tavernsContrasted with the Spartan “messes,” which were of a plain and simple character, at which all the citizens dined together. The tavern orgies, according to Diogenes, represented these at Athens. were “the messes” of Attica. AesionAthenian orator, opponent of Demosthenes. used to say that they had “drained” the State into Sicily,Referring to the disastrous Sicilian expedition. which is a metaphor and sets the thing before the eyes. His words “so that Greece uttered a cry” are also in a manner a metaphor and a vivid one. And again, as Cephisodotus bade the Athenians take care not to hold their “concourses” too often; and in the same way Isocrates, who spoke of those “who rush together” in the assemblies.Isoc. 5.12. Both sundroma/s and suntre/xontas refer to the collecti
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 2, chapter 24 (search)
Aristot. Sophist. Elenchi 20.6 is: “Do you being in Sicily now know that there are triremes in the Piraeus?” The ambiosition of “now,” whether it is to be taken with “in Sicily” or with “in the Piraeus.” At the moment when a man is in Sicily he cannot know that there are at this time triremes in the Piraeus; but being in Sicily he can certainly Sicily he can certainly know of the ships in the Piraeus, which should be there, but are now in Sicily (Kirchmann). St. Hilaire suggestsSicily (Kirchmann). St. Hilaire suggests that the two clauses are: Do you now, being in Sicily, see the triremes which are in the Piraeus? and, Did you Sicily, see the triremes which are in the Piraeus? and, Did you when in Sicily, see the triremes which are now in the Piraeus? The fallacy consists in the two facts (being in the PirSicily, see the triremes which are now in the Piraeus? The fallacy consists in the two facts (being in the Piraeus and the existence of triremes in Sicily), true separately, being untrue combined. or that, when one knows the letSicily), true separately, being untrue combined. or that, when one knows the letters, one also knows the word made of them, for word and letters are the same thing. Further,
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 1, chapter 7 (search)
poet says that (the recital of the three verses) persuaded.” The passage is from Hom. Il. 9.592-594 (slightly different). All the ills that befall those whose city is taken; the people perish, and fire utterly destroys the city, and strangers carry off the children. Combination and building up, as employed by Epicharmus,Epicharmus (c. 550-460 B.C.) writer of comedies and Pythagorean philosopher, was born at Megara in Sicily (according to others, in the island of Cos). His comedies, written in the Doric dialect, and without a chorus, were either mythological or comedies of manners, as extant titles show. Plato speaks of him as “the prince of comedy” and Horace states definitely that he was imitated by Plautus. produce the same effect as division, and for the same reason; for combination is an exhibition of great superiority and appears to be the origin and cause