Brevity and Wit: Demetrius on Compression


See earlier posts for Demetrius on the words for punctuation Demetrius, On Style 9 “This smallest part of a composition is called a phrase [komma]. This often defines a phrase: it is shorter than a clause” [kôlon], as in the previously quoted “Dionysus [is] in Korinth” or “know yourself” or “follow god”, those sayings of […]

Brevity and Wit: Demetrius on Compression

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