aphorismus  aphorismus
 a-phor-is'-mus Gk. "a distinction, definition"

Calling into question the proper use of a word.
  For you have but mistook me all this while.
I live with bread like you, feel want,
Taste grief, need friends: subjected thus,
How can you say to me I am a king?
—Shakespeare, Richard II 3.2.174-177
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Gideon O. Burton, Brigham Young University
Please cite "Silva Rhetoricae" (rhetoric.byu.edu)

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