714. When exaggeration is a representation.

Where instead of basing the exaggeration or puffing upon facts separately stated (in which case each of the two things stands on its own footing, and whereas the one is not a representation at all, the other is wholly so), the representor1 intermingles it with facts, punctuates it by details or quantifies it by figures, the whole of the compound statement is deemed a representation. Thus, if the statement gives rise to a claim where the facts are proved to have been misstated, it is no defence to allege that the facts were buried under a mass of indefinite

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