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COMPOUND WORDS. Phrase compounds

Phrase-Compounds. Short phrases, mostly containing participles, are often compounded into epithets.

“The always-wind-obcying deep.

“My too-much-changed son.

“The ne'er-yet-beaten horse of Parthia.

“Our past-cure malady.

“A past-saving slave.” Ib. iv. 3. 158. “The none-sparing war.” Ib. iii. 2. 108.

“A jewel in a ten-times-barred-up chest.

“A too-long-wither'd flower.” Ib. ii. 1. 134.

“Tempt him not so too-far.

“The to-and-fro-conflicting wind.

“You that have turn'd off a first-so noble wife.

“Of this yet-scarce-cold battle.

“A cunning thief, or a-that-way-accomplished courtier.” Ib. i. 4. 101.

“In this so-never-needed help.

“A world-without-end bargain.

See Sonn. 5.

“Our not-fearing Britain.

“The ne'er-lust-wearied Antony.

“A twenty-years-removed thing.

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