|Source||Silva Rhetoricae (http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Silva.htm); Blount (1653) 20|
1. Hinting at a meaning but not stating it explicitly.
2. "leaves the collection of greatness to our understanding, by expressing some mark of it. It exceeds speech in silence, and makes our meaning more intelligible by a touch, then by direct treating" (Blount)
2. "you must live very many years in his company, whom you should account for your friend,...you had need eat a bushel of salt with him saith more, and gives you to reckon more then many years in his company, whom you should account for your friend." (Blount)
|Last Editor||Mark Carter|
|Editorial Notes||fixed source|