67. word, used after some new or strange ways, much unlike to that which men commonly use to speak.”-Thomes Wilson : -The Art of Rhetoric edited by H. Mair, page 170. “The word 'Trope' from the Greek 'Trepo-to turn.' In tropes we 'turpaway' from the beaten tracks." -A Handbook of Poetics by F. B. Gummere page, 84. "They (Figures of speech) always imply some departure from simplicity of expression, the idea we intend to convey, not only enunciated in a particular manner, and with some circumstance added which is designed to render the impression more strong and vivid. Hugh Blair : Rhetoric 317. “Thought figure imply a deviation from what may be reckoned the most simple form of speech, we are not thence to conclude, that they imply anything uncommon or unnatural. This is far from being the case, that on very many occasions, they are both the most natural and the most common method of uttering our sentiments.”— Hugh Blair : Rhetoric, page 318. A Bain : English Composition and Rhetoric, page 135. “A figure of speech is a deviation from the plain and ordinary way of speaking for the sake of greater effect.” - A. Bain : English Composition and Rhetoric, page 135. "Almost as often as we use language we fall into figurative specch, almost as often as we read we find figures used. They are used for exactly the same purpose as words; to make meaning clear, to make it forcible and sometime to heighten an effect or rouse an emotin." -Rhetoric and Prosody, page 18, 19. “The (Figure of speech) are not ornaments but necessities of speech.” Ibid, page 18. “Figure-Figure of speech-An intentional deviation from the normal-. Application of a term, for the sake 18. 69. 71. 72.