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ADVERBS So inserted; omitted; == "also;" == "then"

So is sometimes omitted after "I think," "if," &c.

G. What, in metre?
Luc. In any proportion or language.
G. I think, or in any religion.

“Will the time serve to tell? I do not think (so).

“Haply you shall not see me more; or if,
A mangled shadow.

“Not like a corse; or if, not to be buried.

“Do not plunge thyself too far in anger, lest thou hasten thy
trial, which if, Lord have mercy on thee for a hen.

Compare

“What though; yet I live like a poor gentleman born.

; Hen. V. ii. 1. 9; A. Y. L. iii. 3. 51.

“O, if it prove,
Tempests are kind and salt waves fresh in love.

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