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ELLIPSES. in conjunctional sentences: after and


“Have you
Ere now denied the asker, and now again
Of him that did not ask but mock (do you) bestow
Your sued-for tongues?

Here in strictness we ought to have "bestowed," or "do you bestow."

An ellipse must be supplied proleptically in

“(Beggars) Sitting in the stocks refuge their shame,
That (i.e. because) many have (sat), and many must sit

“Of (such) dainty and such picking grievances.

“It (i.e. love) shall be (too) sparing and too full of riot.

“It shall be (too) merciful and too severe.” Ib. 1155.

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