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194                             ORTHOMETRY.
* (3) Between the verb and the accusative case.
(4)   Between two verbs. These breaks are of the most frequent occurrence, but there are others, as
(5)  Between the adjective and its substantive.
(6)  Between certain pronouns and the verb.
(7)  Between some prepositions and the word governed by them.
The following instances are subjoined to show Milton's use of these divisions :
(1.) Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree.
(2.) -----------whose mortal taste
Brought death into the world.
(3.) Sing, heavenly muse that
-----------didst inspire
That shepherd.
(4.) -----------He now prepared
To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they bend.
(5.) God their creator and th' invisible Glory of him that made them to transform.
-----------the gray
Dawn, and the Pleiades before him danced.
(6.) And feel thy sovran vital lamp ; but thou Revisit'st not these eyes.
-----------that thou art naked, who
Hath toid thee ? hast thou eaten of the tree ?






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