("doubling back") the rhetorical repetition of one or several words; specifically, repetition of a word that ends one clause at the beginning of the next. Men in great place are thrice servants :servants of the sovereign or state; servants of fame; and servants of business. Francis Bacon Senatus haec intellegit, consul videt; hic tamen vivit. Vivit? Immo vero etiam in senatum venit. Cicero, In Catilinam Aeschines 3.133

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