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COMPOUND WORDS. Preposition compounds


“An after-dinner's (comp. 'afternoon's') breath.

“At after-supper.

; M. N. D. v. i. 34.

“At over-night.

“The falling-from of his friends.

The preposition usually attached to a certain verb is sometimes appended to the participle of the verb in order to make an adjective.

“There is no hoped-for mercy.

“Some never-heard-of torturing pain,

for "unheard-of."

“Your sued-for tongues.

“Bemock'd-at stabs.

“The unthought-on accident.

“Your unthought-of Harry.

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