Diagramming a Maxim
Ju. K. Shcheglov & A.K. Zholkovskij from Moscow, Russia, took a look at one of La Rochefoucauld's clever Maxims:
Why must it be that our memory is capable of retaining even the minutest details of what has happened to us, but is not capable of remembering how many times we have retold them to one and the same person?
--La Rochefoucauld, Maximes, No. 313
and then diagrammed the structure of it as shown below.
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