|Climax: Figure of repetition in which words or phrases or sentences are arranged in order of increasing intensity or importance, often in parallel construction; words or phrases arranged by degrees of increasing significance.|
"And from the crew of Apollo
8, we close with good night, good luck,
a merry Christmas, and God bless all of you,
all of you on the good earth."
-- Frank Borman, Astronaut
"In the beginning
was the Word, and the Word was with God, and
the Word was God."
-- John 1:1-2 (KJV)
"Oh, America didn't
need repeal, she needed repentance; she didn't need rum, she
needed righteousness; we don't need jags, we need Jesus;
we don't need more grog, we need more of God."
-- Billy Sunday, Booze