figurist

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figurist

(ˈfɪɡərɪst)
n
a person who uses figures or numbers
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F]irst, that the general theory of composition and of reading current in Shakespeare's England is to be found in one form in the contemporary works on logic and rhetoric combined; second, that it is to be found in another form in the work of the figurists which, surprisingly, treats of approximately the same matter as do the logic and rhetoric texts combined; third, that these two forms, although outwardly different, are fundamentally alike.