Homeoptoton

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The homeoptoton (from the Greek homoióptoton, «similar in the cases»), is a figure of speech consisting in ending the last words of a distinct part of the speech with the same syllable or letter.[1][2]

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"In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas" ("In necessary things unity, in doubtful things liberty, in all things charity").

"Hominem laudem egentem virtutis, abundantem felicitates" ("Am I to praise a man abounding in good luck, but lacking in virtue?").

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