The non-sequitur sum of the movies' parts can be overwhelming.
By parity of non-sequitur, we are, therefore, to surrender the active is building.
In the first place, the concluding sentence of the quotation is a non-sequitur.
Gallatins countenance brightened, and he said in a tone of perfect good humor, Thats a non-sequitur.
Gallatin's face brightened, and he said in a tone of perfect good-humor, 'That's a non-sequitur.'
Was not that a rather desperate effort to sustain an argument by a non-sequitur?
A positive conclusion is technically known as a non-sequitur (Doesn't follow).
Latin, literally "it does not follow."