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BLANK VERSE.
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On a sudden open fly With impetuous recoil and jarring sound The infernal doors.
-----------on each hand the flames
Driven backward, slope their pointing spires.
(iii) Apposition, or the introduction of a second word having the same signification as the former; this differs but little from the preceding, e.g. :
-------!— or that sea-beast
Leviathan, which God of all his works—
-----------yea, often placed
Within his sanctuary itself their shrines, Abominations, and with cursed things.
Hid Amalthea, and her florid son,
Young Bacchus, from his step-dame Rhea's eye.
By any of these means a pause is made, even in a simple sentence.
Dramatic writers sometimes end a line with such words as would hardly be allowed in other kinds of serious poetry; such are the articles, the ad­jective pronouns, and conjunctions. Now there is no pause between the article and its noun, nor between the pronoun adjective and its substantive; on the contrary, these have too close a connexion to be separated. But verses may be made to run into one another by dividing a sentence in other parts, whei e yet there is no pause.
(1)  Between two substantives.
(2)  Between the nominative case and the verb.






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