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The Foundations and essential Properties of Elo-
CHAP. V. Of the qualities of style strictly rhetorical.... I
From using the same word in different senses
From an uncertain reference in pronouns and
From too artificial a structure of the sentence. 20
Part VII. From long sentences.
From affectation of excellence
Under this the various kinds of nonsense,
CHAP. VII. What is the cause that nonsense so often es-
capes being detected, both by the writer and
SECT. I. The nature and power of signs, both in speak-
The application of the preceding principles
The extensive usefulness of perspicuity
When is obscurity apposite, if ever it be appo-
Preliminary observations concerning tropes... ib.
The different sorts of tropes conducive to viva-
The less for the more general ...
The most interesting circumstance distinguish-
. . ib. .
SECT. III. Words considered as sounds..
What are articulate sounds capable of imitat-
Part II. In what esteem ought this kind of imitation to
be held, and when ought it to be attempt-
CHAP. II. Of vivacity as depending on the number of the
SECT. I. This quality explained and exemplified . . . . . 226
Of vivacity as depending on the arrangement of
SECT. I. Of the nature of arrangement, and the principal
parts of a sentence
Subdivision of these into periods and loose sentences ib.
Observations on periods, and on the use of an-
tithesis in the composition of sentences.
Observations on loose sentences.
Review of what has been deduced above in re-
CHAP. IV. Of the connectives employed in combining the
Modern languages compared with Greek and
Latin, particularly in regard to the compo-
CHAP. V. Of the connectives employed in combining the
The necessity of connectives for this purpose. 362
Observations on the manner of using the con-