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15, n. ninety six, ibid. For a contemporary serious dialogue of the tale of Origen's self-castration, see P. Brown, The physique and Society (New York, 1988), 168 and n. forty four. eight. This aspect is definitely made via Bernays. For more moderen reports alongside an identical strains, see F. Palmeri, "The Satiric Footnotes of rapid and Gibbon," The Eighteenth Century, 31 (1990), 245-262, and P. W. Cosgrove, "Undermining the Footnote: Edward Gibbon, Alexander Pope, and the AntiAuthenticating Footnote," Annotation and Us Texts, ed. S. Barney (Oxford, 1991), 130-151. nine. for 2 precious case reports see J. D. Garrison, "Gibbon and the 'Treacherous Language of Panegyrics,'" Eighteenth-Century reviews, i 1 (1977-78), 4062; Garrison, vigorous and onerous: Characterization in Gibbon's Metahistory, Modem Philology, seventy six (1978-79), 163-178. 10. Chap. 15, n. 32; I, 458. eleven. Chap. 15, n. nine, ibid. , 449. 12. See e. g. n. ninety eight to chap. 70, within which Gibbon expertly experiences and assesses the paintings of the indefatigable historian and editor of texts Ludovico Antonio Muratori, "my advisor and grasp within the background of Italy. " "In all his works," Gibbon reviews, "Muratori approves himself a diligent and arduous author, who aspires above the prejudices of a Catholic priest" (Muratori himself may have claimed that writing exact heritage lay inside of an outstanding priest's duties); ed, Womersley, III, 1061. On Muratori himself see S. Bertelli, Erudizione a storia in Ludovico Antonio Muratori (Naples, 1960). thirteen. "Advertisement," I, five (this textual content first seems, below an identical identify, at the verso of the part identify to the endnotes within the first version of the 1st quantity of the Decline and Fall ([London, 1776]). 14. The word "lehreiche Fulle" is Jacob Bernays', as quoted with approval by way of Michael Bernays (305, n. 34). the connection among the 2 merits a learn. Jacob mourned his brother as lifeless while he switched over to Christianity: yet Michael still emulated Jacob's research of the manuscript culture of Lecretius in his personal geneological therapy of the variants of Goethe. For Jacob, see A. Momigliano, "Jacob Bernays," Quinto contributo alia storia degli studi classici e del mondo antico (Rome, 1975), 127-158; for his paintings on Lucretius, see S. "Iimpanaro, los angeles genesi del metodo del Lachmann, second ed. (Padua, 1985). For Michael Bernays, see W. Rehm, CHAPTER five / LOGICAL evidence: R E A S O N I N G IN RHETORIC 151 Spate Studien (Bern and Munich, 1964), 359-458, and H. Weigel, iVur zoas du nie gesehn wird ewig dauern (Freiburg, 1989). as far as i do know, the 3rd brother, Freud's spouse's father Berman, didn't enterprise an opinion on Gibbon's footnotes. realize how Grafton peppered his textual content with discovered footnotes of his personal, with a view to toughen the message conveyed by way of his prolonged instance: "historians' arguments needs to nonetheless stride ahead or totter backward on their footnotes" (4). Fictional instance Aristotle mentioned that profitable examples can be present in fiction. He drew his fictional examples from Aesop: A horse used to be in sole career of a meadow. A stag having come and performed a lot harm to the pasture, the pony, wishing to avenge himself at the stag, requested a guy no matter if he might support him to punish the stag.

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