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  • He also seems keen to rehabilitate writers and speakers whose rhetorical artistry is undervalued; besides his liking for Chesterton, he shows deep admiration for the Irish statesman Henry Grattan (1746-1820), whose studied repetition of a word ( " No lawyer can say so; because no lawyer could say so without forfeiting his character as a lawyer " ) is an instance, we are told, of conduplicatio .

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  • Gershwin's lyric is, indeed, much more self-consciously written than Robin's, reveling in wordplay (note the extravagant conduplicatio on long and dream), various types of rhyme, and allusions far removed from everyday conversation (that whole "Aladdin's lamp" thing).

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  • Take me the two former figures and put them into one, and it is that which the Greekes call _symploche_, the Latines _complexio_, or _conduplicatio_, and is a maner of repetion, when one and the selfe word doth begin and end many verses in sute & so wrappes vp both the former figures in one, as he that sportingly complained of his vntrustie mistresse, thus.

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  • Take me the two former figures and put them into one, and it is that which the Greekes call symploche, the Latines complexio, or conduplicatio, and is a maner of repetition, when one and the selfe word doth begin and end many verses in sute & so wrappes vp both the former figures in one, as he that sportingly complained of his vntrustie mistresse, thus.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Ha: c orationisfiguravocatur conduplicatio, quum iifdem nominibus bis utimur.

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