|pro-lep'-sis||Gk. "A preconception"|
Oh, I am a dead man!
Obviously, the speaker refers less to the actuality of the moment as he does to the near future.
The following scriptural verse refers to Christ's
ultimate victory as though it had already occurred.
|Sources:||Quintilian 9.2.16-17 (#1) ; Mosellanus a4r|