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Object, a spiritual, 72.

Prolixity, 248.
Objects, individual, 59, 63.

Properties, 70.
Obsolete words, 223. ,

Prose, 34.
Omission of words, 276.

Prosthesis, 291.
Oration, basis of, 35, 36.

Pun, 326.
Oratory, 34, 35.

Purity, 223.
Organic elements, the, 8.

Purpose in discourse, 13; to the
Organization of the elements into reader, 15; attributes of, 63, 96.

the theme, 241.
Organizing principle, the, 1, 12. Qualities, primary, secondary, 70,

71; of language, 174; the rhe-
Parable, 322.

torical, secured, 196.
Paragraph, 282.

Quintilian, 20–22.
Paragoge, 291.
Paronomasia, 326.

Rainbow, the, 42.
Paronyms, 239.

Reasoning by deduction, 140.
Particular, 113.

Redundancy, 243.
Partition, law of, 77.

Relation, attributes of, 62-68; of
Partitive description, 75.

language to thought, the direct,
Parts coexist, the, 54.

221 ; the indirect, 284.
Personification, description by, 65, Relative words, 274.
314.

Resistance, 70.
Perspicuity, 174.

Rhyme, 216.
Phelps, 27, 193, 287.

Rhythm, 211 ; exercises in, 219.
Phillips, Wendell, 29.

Rhythmical flow, 52.
Place, time and, 62.
Pleonasm, 229.

Secondary attributes, 74.
Poetry, 34, 36.

Sentence, proper length of the,
Polysyndeton, 294.

249.
Pope, 31.

Sentences, periodic, loose, 257.
Position of words in sentence, 267. Shakespeare, 17, 31.
Precision, 234.

Simile, 307.
Process of description, 61 ; par Simpson, Bishop, 29.

tition, 77 ; narration, 93; expo Spencer, Herbert, 238, 258.
sition, III; definition, 113; com Stanza, 217.
parison and contrast, 117; ex- | Style, affectation of, 26, 173.
emplification, 118; idealization, Subject matter, boundary of, 2;
120; division, 124; argumenta arrangement of, 51.
tion, 137

Syllogism, 139.
Processes, discourse, 53, 59. Syncope, 290.

Synecdoche, 300.

in definition, 116; in compari-
Synonyms, 239.

son and contrast, 118; in divi-
Synthesis, 53.

sion, 125; in argumentation,

138, 163; of sentence structure,
Tautology, 243

262 ; of discourse structure,
Testimony, argument by, 157. 278.
Theme, the, 41-49; in description, Universal, 113.
62 ; in narration, 94 ; in exposi-
tion, .

Value of a witness, 159.
Thought in discourse, the, 41. Verbosity, 242 ; exercises in, 245.
Time and place, 62, 96.

Verse, 215.
Triangle, 55.

Vision, 317.
Trochaic foot, 213.

“ Vision of Sir Launfal,” 44.
Two objects, 63.

Whittier, 37, 324, 327.
Unit, organic, class, 56.

Whole, simultaneous, successive,
Units, language, 2.

55; changes as, 96.
Unity, 43; in discourse, 46; class, Wholes, parts bounded into, 57.

57; law of, in narration, 100- | Wit, 327.
105; maintained, 108 ; law of, | Witnesses, difference in, 158, 159.

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