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These statements are reiterated in the Exordium of the more widely available third edition of 1835 (vii-viii).
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Nature's aspect and her law, which, teaching us, hath this exordium: Nothing from nothing ever yet was born.
The essay, which is a more spontaneous form than the classical rhetorical speech, can be organized into four partes orationis: exordium or introduction, narratiolexpositio or narration/exposition, argumentatio or argumentation, and epilogue (Barthes 66).
As for the macro-structure of the official texts, Spina (1977, p.53) summarizes it as two parts that intrinsically organize a document: an internal one, called "text" that "constitutes the body of the document and contains the fact registered"; and an exterior part, the "protocol", formed by a exordium (opening), also called "protocol", and a peroration (conclusion), the "eschatocol".
In the De eruditione praedicatorum, Humbert of Romans explains that preachers can use the exordium of their sermons to call attention to their inexperience or insufficiency in order to gain the sympathy of their listeners.
For 30 years I've been paid--not well, but about what I deserve--to write, which is my sideways exordium to letting you know that the race to the remainder bin is on with the publication this summer of a retrospective of my work bearing the ominously prolix title Poetry Night at the Ballpark and Other Scenes From an Alternative America: Writings, 1986-2014.
De hecho, todas las fases de la disposicion se pueden detectar en los hipertextos de la Red: es posible divisar en la costumbre de la presentacion o intro una captatio benevolentiae (exordium), narraciones proposturales (narratio), argumentaciones mas retoricas que logicas (argumentatio) y dispositivos que permiten al lector, una vez abandonado el site, sentirse todavia interpelado (peroratio).
In order to approach our age and confirm the exordium, I will remind the reader that in the Introduction to Metaphysics Martin Heidegger explicitly refers to mythology as the most appropriate way of engaging with a primal history, and an originary pretheoretical science, also called "prisca sapientia".