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A DISSERTATION UPON RHETORIC.

opposite party would do, if he had shown such and such a thing, instead of what he has brought forward?" Or again, in form of interrogatory: "Now, what is there which I have not made appear, and what proofs can be added to those I have already given?" Or, in speaking of our adversary, "In all that he has said, what has he proved?" These are the modes of recapitulation; but we must finally observe, that it will be necessary to avoid conjunctions, in order that the judge may perceive that the discourse is not to be of long continuation; as for example: "I have assigned my reasons, you have heard them, you are acquainted with the subject, it is for you now to pronounce your judgment and decision thereon."


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