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Ecbole
– A temporary Turning Aside from one Subject to another.    906
(Also called Aphodos, Digressio, Parabasis and Parecbasis.)


Ecphonesis – An Expression of Feeling by way of Exclamation.    927
(Also called Anaphonema, Anaphonesis and Exclamatio.)


Ecphrasis – A Repetition for the purpose of explaining more fully.     398
(Also called Epexegesis, Epichrema and Exegesis. See also Exergasia, Epimone and Hermeneia.)


Ectasis – A Change by which one Word is cut in two, and another Word put in between.    702
(Also called Diacope, Diæresis, Diastole, Dialysis, Divisio and Tmesis.)


Effictio – When a portrait is given in words, and the features, etc., are delineated and described.    447


Eicasia – Visible Representation of Objects or Actions by Words.    444
(Also called Adumbratio, Diatyposis, Enargeia, Hypotyposis, Icon, Imago, Phantasia and Repræsentatio.)


Eirmos – The Enumeration of the Parts of a Whole which has not been mentioned.    436
(Also called Aparithmesis, Congeries, Enumeratio, Enumeration, Synathrœsmos and Syrmos.)


Eironeia – The Expression of Thought in a form that naturally conveys its opposite.     807
(Also called Antiphrasis, Irony, Permutatio and Sarcasmos.)


Ejaculatio – Parenthetic Addition by way of Wish or Prayer.     479


Eleutheria – An Expression of Feeling by way of bold Freedom of Speech in Reprehension.     932
(Also called Candor (used as a figure), Licentia and Parrhesia.)


Ellipsis: – The Omission of a Word or Words in a Sentence.   01

Ellipsis Absolute: to be supplied from the Nature of the Subject.

…..I...Nouns and Pronouns

………of the   Nominative
………..of the   Accusative
……….     .of     Pronouns
…………….of     
Other Connected Words

…..IIVerbs and Participles

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of the   Verb Finite

……….of the  Verb To Say ” 
……… of the   Verb Infinitive
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after  the  Verb “ To Finish” 
.. when the   Verb Substantive is omitted.…………..

Ellipsis (false)    114
(“ There are not only many instances where the Ellipses which exist in the original have been incorrectly supplied in the translation: but there are cases also of italics being inserted, where there is really no Ellipsis in the original.”)

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Ellipsis Relative: Where the Omitted Word Must Be Supplied from the Words Actually Related to it and …………………………….Employed in the Context itself.

…… …IWhere the OMITTED WORD is supplied from a COGNATE  word
……………………occurring in the IMMEDIATE CONTEXT.

.……..II. Where the OMITTED WORD is to be supplied from a CONTRARY word.

…….III. Where the OMITTED WORD is to be supplied from ANALOGOUS or RELATED words.

….…IV. Where the OMITTED WORD is CONTAINED IN ANOTHER WORD,
………………………..
The ONE combining the TWO significations.


…..Ellipsis Repetition Simple: when Anything is to be Repeated Separately, either Out of What Precedes or Follows.
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  .
 Complex: when Two Things are to be Repeated; one out of a Preceding Clause into the Following  Clause;
…………   ………and at the same time Another out of the Following into the Preceding Clause.


Emphasis – Omission of the conclusion.     165
(Also called Ratiocinatio, Significatio and Syllogismus.)


Enallage – Exchange of one Word for another.     490
(Also called Allœosis and Enallaxis.)
The forms of Enallage are…
…..Antimereia – Exchange of one part of Speech for another.   491
…..Antiptosis –   Exchange of one case for another.    507
…..Heterosis  –   Exchange of Accidence.    510
…..Hypallage –   Interchange of Construction.   535


Enallaxis – Exchange of one Word for another.     490
(Also called Allœosis and Enallage.)
The forms of Enallaxis are…
…..Antimereia – Exchange of one part of Speech for another.   491
…..Antiptosis –   Exchange of one case for another.        507
…..Heterosis  –   Exchange of Accidence.    510
…..Hypallage –   Interchange of Construction.  535


Enantiosis – Affirmation or Negation by Contraries.     719


Enargeia – Visible Representation of Objects or Actions by Words.     444
(Also called Adumbratio, Diatyposis, Eicasia, Hypotyposis, Icon, Imago, Phantasia and Repræsentatio.)


EnigmaA Truth Expressed in Obscure Language.     772
(Also called Ænigma, Hypænigma and Hypænixis.)

 

Enthymema – Omission of the Premiss (premise).     167
(Also called Commentum and Conceptio.)


Enumeratio – The Enumeration of the Parts of a Whole which has not been mentioned.     436
(Also called Aparithmesis, Congeries, Eirmos, Enumeration, Synathrœsmos and Syrmos.)


Epadiplosis – Double Encircling or, Repeated Epanadiplosis.     250
(When Epanadiplosis occurs at the beginning and end of successive sentences,
it is called Epadiplosis…, a doubling upon. )


Epanaclesis – A Return to the Original Subject after a Digression.      913
(Also called Anachoresis, Recessio and Regressio.)


Epanadiplosis – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the beginning and end of a Sentence.
(Also called Cyclus and Inclusio.)      245


Epanalepsis – The Repetition of the same Word after a break, or parenthesis.     206
(Also called Apostasis and Resumptio.)


Epanaphora – The Repetition of the same Word at the beginning of successive Sentences.     199
(Also called Anaphora and Relatio.)


Epanastrophe – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the end of one Sentence and at the beginning of another.      251
(Also called Anadiplosis, Duplicatio, Palillogia and Reversio.)


Epanodos – The Repetition of the same Words in an inverse Order (but same Sense).     299
(Also called Antimetabole, Chiasmus, Inversio, Regressio and Synantesis.)


Epanorthosis – A Recalling of what has been said, in order to correct it as by an Afterthought.   909
(Also called Correctio, Diorthosis, Epidiorthosis and Metanœa.)


Epauxesis – When more is said than is literally meant.     423
(Also called Hyperbole, Hyperoche, Hyperthesis and Superlatio. )


Epembole – Parenthetic Independent Addition.     476
(Also called Parembole and Paremptosis.)


Epexegesis – A Repetition for the purpose of explaining more fully.    398
(Also called Ecphrasis, Epichrema and Exegesis. See also Exergasia, Epimone and Hermeneia.)


Epexergasia – A Repetition, so as to work out or illustrate what has already been said.     399
(Also called Exergasia and Expolitio.)


Epibole – The Repetition of the same Phrase at irregular Intervals.     346
(See also Anaphora.)


Epicertomesis – An Expression of Feeling by Mocking and Jeering.     942
(Also called Chleuasmos and Mycterismos.)


Epichoresis – Making a Concession of one Point to gain another.     970
(Also called Concessio and Synchoresis.)


Epichrema – A Repetition for the purpose of explaining more fully.    398
(Also called Ecphrasis, Epexegesis and Exegesis. See also Exergasia, Epimone and Hermeneia.)


Epicrisis – Addition of Conclusion by way of Deduction.     459


Epidiegesis – A Repetition in order to restate in full.     397
(A kind of Prosapodosis.)


Epidiorthosis – A Recalling of what has been said, in order to correct it as by an Afterthought.     909
(Also called Correctio, Diorthosis, Epanorthosis and Metanœa.)


Epimerismos An Enumeration of the Parts of a Whole which has been mentioned.     435
(Also called Diallage, Digestio, Discriminatio, Distributio and Merismos.)

 

Epimone – Repetition in order to dwell upon for the sake of Impressing.     401
(Also called Commoratio.)

 

Epiphonema – Addition of Conclusion by way of Exclamation.     464
(Also called Deinosis. See also Ecphonesis and Exclamatio.)


Epiphora – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the end of successive Sentences.     241
(Also called Antistrophe, Conversio and Epistrophe.)


Epiphoza – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the end of successive Sentences: used in Argument.     244
(Epistrophe used in argument.)


Epiplexis – An Expression of Feeling by way of Censure, Reproof, or Reproach.     930
(Also called Epitimesis.)


Epiploce – Repeated Anadiplosis.     256
(Also called Climax, Gradatio, Gradus and Scala.)


Epistrophe – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the end of successive Sentences.     241
(Also called Antistrophe, Conversio and Epiphora.)


Epitasis – Amplification. Addition of Conclusion by way of Emphasis. Opposite of Anesis.   462
(Also called Intentio.)


Epitherapeia – Addition of Conclusion by way of Modification.     466
(See also Exemplum, Prodiorthosis and Protherapeia.)


Epitheton – A Naming of a Thing by describing it.     440
(Also called Appositum. See also Ampliatio.)


Epitimesis – An Expression of Feeling by way of Censure, Reproof, or Reproach.    930
(Also called Epiplexis.)


Epitrechon – Parenthetic Addition by way of Statement thrown in, not complete in itself.    472
(Also called Subcontinuatio.)


Epitrochasmos – A running lightly over by way of Summary.     137      438
(Also called Percursio. See also Synathrœsmos and Asyndeton.)


Epitrope – Admission of Wrong in order to gain what is Right.     972
(Also called Permissio.)


Epizeuxis – The Repetition of the Same Word in the Same Sense.     189      491
(Also called Conduplicatio, Geminatio, Iteratio and Subjunctio. See also Antimereia.)


Erotema – The Asking of Questions without waiting for the Answer.     944
(Also called Erotesis, Interrogatio, Percontatio, Peusis and Pysma.)


Erotesis – The Asking of Questions without waiting for the Answer.     943
(Also called Erotema,  Interrogatio, Percontatio, Peusis and Pysma.)


Ethopœia – Description of Manner or Custom.     449
(Called also Morum Expressio and Notatio.)


Euche – An Expression of Feeling by way of Prayer, Curse, or Imprecation.     920
(Also called Votum.)


Euphemismos – Change of what is unpleasant for pleasant.     684
(A special kind of Periphrasis. Also called Chroma, Involutio and Periploce.)


Exartesis – Addition suspending the Conclusion, by way of Reasoning.     483
(Also called Creman and Sustentatio.)


Exclamatio – An Expression of Feeling by way of Exclamation.     927
(Also called Anaphonema, Anaphonesis and Ecphonesis. See also Epiphonema.)


Execratio – Expression of Feeling by way of Malediction or Execration.     940
(Also called Apeuche, Ara, Comminatio, Imprecatio, Maledictio and Misos.)


Exegesis – A Repetition for the purpose of explaining more fully.    398
(Also called Ecphrasis, Epexegesis and Epichrema. See also Exergasia, Epimone and Hermeneia.)


Exemplum – Addition of Conclusion by way of Example.     467


Exergasia – A Repetition, so as to work out or illustrate what has already been said.     399
(Also called Epexergasia and Expolitio.)

 

Exouthenismos – An Expression of Feeling by way of Contempt.     939


Expolitio – A Repetition, so as to work out or illustrate what has already been said.    399
(Also called Epexergasia and Exergasia.)


Extenuatio – A be-littleing of one thing to magnify another.     155
(Also called Diminutio, Litotes and Meiosis.)


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