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IRREGULARITIES. Transposition after relative

Transposition after Relative. The relative subject, possibly as being somewhat unemphatic itself, brings forward the object into a prominent and emphatic position, and consequently throws a part of the verb to the end, not however (as in German) the auxiliary.

“By Richard that dead is.

“But chide rough winter that the flower hath killed.

“That heaven's light did hide.” SPENS. F. Q. i. 1. 7.

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